Xin Jin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Johns Hopkins University. His research is in the broad areas of computer networking and distributed systems, with an emphasis on software-defined networking, cloud computing and big data analytics systems. He received his BS in computer science and BA in economics from Peking University in 2011, and his MA and PhD in computer science from Princeton University in 2013 and 2016. After that he was a postdoctoral researcher at UC Berkeley for one year. He has received many awards and honors, including Siebel Scholar (2016), Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad (2016), Princeton’s Charlotte Elizabeth Procter Fellowship (2015), Princeton Graduate Fellowship (2011), and two Chinese National Scholarships (2009 and 2010).