Prof. Hamid R. Rabiee received his BS and MS degrees (with Great Distinction) in Electrical Engineering from CSULB, Long Beach, CA (1987, 1989), his EEE degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from USC, Los Angeles, CA (1993), and his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, in 1996. From 1993 to 1996 he was a Member of Technical Staff at AT&T Bell Laboratories. From 1996 to 1999 he worked as a Senior Software Engineer at Intel Corporation. He was also with PSU, OGI and OSU universities as an adjunct professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering from 1996-2000. Since September 2000, he has joined the Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. He was also a visiting professor at the Imperial College of London for the 2017-2018 academic year. He is the founder of Sharif University Advanced Information and Communication Technology Research Institute (AICT), ICT Innovation Center, Advanced Technologies Incubator (SATI), Data Science & Machine Learning Laboratory (DML), Mobile Value Added Services Laboratory (M-VASL), Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Laboratory (BCB) and Cognitive Neuroengineering Research Center (CNRC). He has also been the founder of many successful High-Tech start-up companies in the field of ICT as an entrepreneur. He is currently a Professor of Computer Engineering at Sharif University of Technology, and Director of AICT, DML, and M-VASL. He has been the initiator and director of many national and international level projects in the context of Iran National ICT Development Plan and UNDP International Open Source Network. He is also a consultant and member of AI in Health Expert Group at WHO. He has received numerous awards and honors for his Industrial, scientific and academic contributions, and holds three patents. He is also a Senior Member of IEEE. His research interests include statistical machine learning, Bayesian statistics, data analytics and complex networks with applications in social networks, multimedia systems, cloud and IoT privacy, bioinformatics, and brain networks.