Dr. Tang Jie, born in Apr. 1971, received his Bachelor degree and Master degree both from Southeast University in Apr., 1994 and 1997 respectively. He received his Ph.D. degree from Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in 2000. He worked as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Computer Science and Technology, Nanjing University, China. His research interests focus on computer vision, multimedia technology, and big data technology. During 2013 and 2014, he visited Purdue University, USA as a visiting scholar. He was engaged in research projects funded by the National Natural Science Foundation, the National 863 Hi-Tech Program and National Science and Technology Major Project of the Ministry of Science and Technology of China, and has published over 40 papers.