Dr Mohamed Medhat Gaber is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Computing, University of Portsmouth. He is leading the Data Science Research Group. Mohamed received his PhD from Monash University, Australia in 2006. He then held appointments with the University of Sydney, CSIRO, and Monash University, all in Australia. He has published more than 80 papers and edited/co-edited 4 books on data mining and knowledge discovery. Mohamed has served in the program committees of major conferences related to data mining, including ICDM, PAKDD, ECML/PKDD and ICML. He has also co-chaired over 10 workshops and special sessions on various data mining topics. Dr Gaber is recognised as a fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy (HEA). He is also a member of the International Panel of Expert Advisers for the Australasian Data Mining Conferences. In 2007, he was awarded the CSIRO teamwork award.