Xifan Tang is currently a Research Assistant Professor with the University of Utah. He is the leading developer of the OpenFPGA project. He received the B.Sc. degree in microelectronics from Fudan University, in 2011, and the M.Sc. degree in electrical engineering and the Ph.D. degree in computer science from the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, in 2013 and 2017, respectively. He received the Best Contribution Awards for Workshop on Open-Source EDA Technology 2020, and the 2015 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad. He is a member of IEEE.