Dacheng Tao is Professor of Computer Science and ARC Laureate Fellow in the School of Computer Science and the Faculty of Engineering, and the Inaugural Director of the UBTECH Sydney Artificial Intelligence Centre, at The University of Sydney. His research results in artificial intelligence have expounded in one monograph and 200+ publications at prestigious journals and prominent conferences, such as IEEE TPAMI, IJCV, AIJ, AAAI, IJCAI, NeurIPS, ICML, CVPR, ICCV, ECCV, ICDM, and KDD, with several best paper awards. He received the 2018 IEEE ICDM Research Contributions Award and the 2015 Australian Museum Scopus-Eureka prize. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, ACM, AAAS and the Australian Academy of Science.