Dr. Shaoting Zhang is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Before joining UNC Charlotte, he was a faculty member in the Department of Computer Science at Rutgers-New Brunswick (Research Assistant Professor, 2012-2013). He received PhD in Computer Science from Rutgers in 01/2012, M.S. from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2007, and B.E. from Zhejiang University in 2005. Dr. Zhang's research is on the interface of medical imaging informatics, large-scale retrieval and machine learning. He has published productively in top conferences and journals, such as TPAMI, TMI, TBME, MedIA, CVPR, ICCV, ECCV, MICCAI and IPMI, and registered multiple patents or invention disclosures, including an approved US patent. His work related to robust and scalable image data analytics has earned several awards, including the Young Scientist Award in MICCAI 2010 and its finalist in MICCAI 2011, one of the most cited articles in Medical Image Analysis, and the 2014 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from Oak Ridge Associated Universities. More importantly, students (co)advised by him have received the Best Paper Travel Award in ISBI 2014 (3 out of 600, by Xiaofan Zhang) and the Young Scientist Award in MICCAI 2015 (4 out of 810, by Menglin Jiang). Dr. Zhang is an associate editor of Neurocomputing, guest editor of CMIG, and a senior member of the IEEE.