Tao Xie is a Professor and Willett Faculty Scholar in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. He worked as a visiting researcher at Microsoft Research. His research interests are in software engineering. He received an NSF CAREER Award, a Microsoft Research Outstanding Collaborator Award, a Microsoft Research Software Engineering Innovation Foundation (SEIF) Award, a Google Faculty Research Award, a Facebook Testing and Verification Research Award, an IBM Jazz Innovation Award, and three-time IBM Faculty Awards. He was the Program Chair of 2015 ACM SIGSOFT International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis (ISSTA) and will be a Program Co-Chair of 2021 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE). He was the Program/General Chair of 2017/2018 ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference (Tapia). He is a co-Editor-in-Chief of the Wiley journal of Software Testing, Verification and Reliability (STVR). He has been an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE) and the ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT), along with an Editorial Board Member of ACM's flagship publication Communications of ACM (CACM). He is an ACM Distinguished Speaker and was an IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor. He was selected by Lero as a David Lorge Parnas Fellow in 2019. He was selected as an ACM Distinguished Scientist in 2015 and an IEEE Fellow in 2018.