Dr. Lingfang Zeng is a visiting professor in the Efficient Computing and Storage Group, Zentrum für Datenverarbeitung (led by Prof. Dr.-Ing. André Brinkmann), Johannes Gutenberg - Universität Mainz. He received his B.S. from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) in 2000, M.S. from China University of Geoscience in 2003 and a PhD in computer architecture from HUST in 2006. He was a Research Fellow for 4 years in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore, during 2007~2008 and 2010~2013. During his time at the China University of Geoscience, he participated in the development of the "Communication Network Geographic Information System" which is being used in Haikou Telecom, Shenzhen Telecom, Wuhan Telecom, and other more than 100 branches of China Telecommunications Group Corporation. He has published more than 50 papers in major journals and conferences. He has authored and co-authored one book and two book chapters. He was on the Storage Challenge Finalist at ACM/IEEE Super Computing (SC06) in 2006. He is a member of IEEE and ACM.