Cong, Jingsheng graduated with the B.S. degree in 1985. Currently, he is a Chancellor’s Professor at the Computer Science Department, the Director of Center for Domain-Specific Computing, the director of VAST Laboratory and Associate Vice Provost of University of California, Los Angeles. He received the M.S. and Ph. D. degrees in computer science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1987 and 1990 respectively. He has published over 400 research papers, including 10 Best Paper Awards (IEEE T-CAD’95, IPSD’05, HPCA'08, SASP'09, FCCM'11, FPGA’13, ISSS+CODES’13, ACM TODAES 2005, 2012, and 2013). He also received three 10-Year Retrospective Most Influential Paper Award at ICCAD'14, ASPDAC'15, and ASPDAC'17, respectively. He is an ACM fellow, an IEEE Fellow and was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2017.