Shuiwang Ji is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Texas A&M University, leading the Data Integration, Visualization, and Exploration (DIVE) Laboratory. Ji received the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Arizona State University in 2010, advised by Prof. Jieping Ye. His research interests include machine learning, data mining, and computational neuroscience. Ji received the National Science Foundation CAREER Award in 2014. He has authored over 80 research articles and has coauthored a book. Currently, Ji serves as an Action Editor for Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, and an Associate Editor for ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, and BMC Bioinformatics. Ji is a Program Chair for the 2017 Bioimage Informatics Conference and a senior member of IEEE.