Mohammed J. Zaki is Professor of Computer Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York, where he also serves as Associate Department Head and Graduate Program Director. He has more than 250 publications and is an Associate Editor for the journal Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery. He is on the Board of Directors for Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (ACM SIGKDD). He has received the National Science Foundation CAREER Award, and the Department of Energy Early Career Principal Investigator Award. He is an ACM Distinguished Member, and IEEE Fellow.