János Tapolcai is a Hungarian computer scientist, doing research in combinatorial optimization and Internet communications. He received the M.Sc. degree in technical informatics and the Ph.D. degree in computer science from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME), Budapest, in 2000 and 2005, respectively, and the D.Sc. degree in engineering science from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA) in 2013. He is currently a Full Professor with the High-Speed Networks Laboratory, Department of Telecommunications and Media Informatics, BME. He has authored over 150 scientific publications. He is a winner of the MTA Lendulet Program and the Google Faculty Award in 2012, Microsoft Azure Research Award in 2018. He is the general chair of ACM SIGCOMM 2018.