Prof. Hong MEI obtained his Ph.D. degree in computer science from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 1992. Currently, he is a professor and vice president of Beijing Institute of Technology, the director and a professor of Key Laboratory of High Confidence Software Technology (Peking University), Ministry of Education of China. His research interests include software engineering and system software. He is an Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, and a Fellow of the IEEE, TWAS, CCF and CIE. He serves as the Editor-in-Chief of SCIENCE CHINA Information Sciences from 2018.