Chen Qiufan (A.K.A. Stanley Chan) is a representative member of China’s new generation of speculative fiction authors. He is known for his stylistic combination of realism and New Wave, and has been called “China’s William Gibson”. His works have been translated into many languages and received multiple domestic and international awards including 9 Chinese Nebula Awards (China counterpart of Hugo Award), 3 Galaxy Awards and World F&SF Translation Award. His representative works include “The Waste Tide”, “Censored”, and “Future Disease”. He previously worked for Google, Baidu, and other corporations for nearly ten years; at present, as Vice President of Noitom Ltd., he focuses on the fields of motion capture and virtual reality. He is also a member of WSFA (Science Fiction Writer Association) and Vice President of CSFA (Chinese Science Fiction Writer Association), and have a seat in Xprize Foundation SFAC (Science Fiction Advisory Council) as the only Chinese participant.