Prof. Deng is an associative professor of School of Software, Tsinghua University, where he has been a faculty member since 2008. Prior to Tsinghua, he was with Magma Design Automation as a consulting technical staff. He received his Ph.D. degree from Carnegie Mellon University and completed his ME and BE studies at Tsinghua University. His research interests include machine learning, industry data analytics, and computer architecture. He has been the PI or Co-PI for numerous national level research projects. Since 2016, he has been the Vice Principle Architect of China Railway Rollingstock Corporation’s Prognostics Health Management for High-Speed Trains Project, which focuses on leveraging modern machine learning techniques to revolutionize the operation and maintenance of railway vehicles. His book, Structural IC Design and High Level Synthesis, was adopted as the textbook of IC design by Tsinghua and many other universities. His work on deep learning based image detection was ranked #1 in many prestigious challenges (e.g. PASCAL VOC and COCO). He is the author or co- author of over 50 papers. He received many awards, including a best paper award on International Conference on Computer Design 2013, NVIDIA partnership professor Award, and Tsinghua Key Talent Award. He is in charge of designing machine learning algorithms and hardware architectures for the MATRIX blockchain.