Dr. Xiaowang Zhang is an associate professor at Tianjin University in China and a visiting associate professor at Griffith University in Australia. He received his PhD from Peking University in China and had worked as a postdoc at Hasselt University in Belgium for over three years. His research interests include fundamental theories and technical principles in graph database, knowledge graph and ontologies. He has published over 70 papers in these areas, many of which were published in proceedings of major conferences or journals. In 2016, he won the ACM Tianjin Rising Star award.