About author:Guo-Jie Li obtained his Ph.D. degree from Purdue University, USA in 1985. In 1987, he came back to China and worked with the Institute of Computing Technology (ICT), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Beijing. He was the director of the National Research Center for Intelligent Computing Systems (NCIC) between 1990 and 2000. From 2000 to 2011, he served as the director of ICT, CAS. Over the past decades, he has conducted research in parallel algorithm, computer architecture, network and arti cial intelligence, and published over 150 papers and 5 books. Under his leadership, NCIC and ICT successfully developed the Dawning series of high performance computers and the Loongson (Godson) general purpose CPU chips. Dr. Li currently serves as a professor and the chief scientist of ICT, CAS, the honorary president of China Computer Federation, and the editor-in-chief of Journal of Computer Science and Technology. He was elected as a member of Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) in 1995 and a fellow of the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS) in 2002.