Dr. Qi Zhu is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electricall and Computer Engineering in University of California, Riverside. Prior to joining UC'R, Dr. Zhu was a research scientist at the Strategic CAD labs in Intel from 2008 to 2011. Dr. Zhu received a Ph.D in EECS from University of California, Berkeley in 2008, and a B.E. in CS from Tsinghua University in 2003. His research interest include model-based design and soft ware synthesis for cyber-physical systems, CPS security, energy-efficient building and infrastructures, and system-on-chip design. He received the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award in 2016. He received best paper awards at the Design Automation Conference DAC2006 DAC 2007, Interational Conference on Cyber-Physical System (ICCPS) 2013 and Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems (TODAES) 2016. Dr. Zhu has served on the technical program commitees and as session organizer and chair for a number of internationnl conferences, including DAC, ICCAD. DATE, ASP-DAC, CODES+ISSS, RTSS. RTAS, SAC. SIES, MEMOCODE, etc. He is a member and the. education committee chair of the IEEE Technical Committee systems. on Cybernetics for Cyber Physical Systems (CCPS). He received t he ACM SIGDA Service Award in 2015.