Dr. Zizhong Chen is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of California, Riverside. He is interested in high performance computing, big data analytics, and computational finance. His research has been supported by National Science Foundation, Department of Energy, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Argonne National Laboratory, Brookhaven National Laboratory, CMG Reservoir Simulation Foundation, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, Nvidia, and Microsoft Corporation. He has received a CAREER Award from the U.S. National Science Foundation and a Best Paper Award from the International Supercomputing Conference. Dr. Chen is a Senior Member of the IEEE and a Life Member of the ACM. He currently serves as Subject Area Editor for Elsevier Parallel Computing journal and Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems.