Tan Yiyu received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Jiangnan University in 1994, M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electronic Engineering from Nanjing University and City University of Hong Kong in 2001 and 2006, respectively. He currently is a research scientist at RIKEN Center for Computational Science. His research interests include reconfigurable systems, computer architecture, Java processor architecture and design.