Heng Tao Shen is Professor and Dean of School of Computer Science and Engineering, Executive Dean of AI Research Institute, and Director of Centre for Future Media at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China. He obtained his BSc with 1st class Honours and PhD from Department of Computer Science, National University of Singapore in 2000 and 2004 respectively. He then joined the University of Queensland and became a Professor in late 2011. His research interests mainly include Multimedia Search, Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence, and Big Data Management. He is an OSA Fellow and ACM Distinguished Member.