Sherry (Xiwei) Xu is a research scientist in Architecture & Analytics Platforms (AAP) team at Data61, CSIRO (based in ATP, Sydney). She is also a Conjoint Lecturer at the School of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) of the University of New South Wales (UNSW). She has a PhD from UNSW. Her main research interest is software architecture. She also does research in the areas of service computing, business process, cloud computing and dependability. She started working on blockchain since 2015. She is doing research on blockchain from software architecture perspective, for example, trade-off analysis, decision making and evaluation framework etc.