XIANGLIANG ZHANG is currently an assistant professor and directs the Machine Intelligence and kNowledge Engineering (MINE) Laboratory in the Division of Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences & Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). Prior to this, she was a research scientist at KAUST from September 2010 to August 2011. She was an European ERCIM research fellow in the Department of Computer and Information Science, NTNU, Norway, from April–August 2010. She earned her Ph.D. degree in computer science with great honors from INRIA-University Paris-Sud 11, France, in July 2010. She was a research engineer at INSERM, France, from September 2009 to March 2010. She received M.S. and B.S. degrees from Xi’an Jiaotong University, China, in 2006 and 2003, respectively. She visited IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Texas A&M University, University Paris-Sud 11, Concordia University, Microsoft Research Asia, and the University of Luxembourg. She has authored or co-authored over 70 refereed papers in various journals and conferences. Her main research interests and experiences are in diverse areas of machine intelligence and knowledge engineering, such as complex system modeling, autonomic computing, high-performance computing, transportation management, big data processing, and grid/cloud management.