Byung Suk Lee is a professor of computer science at the University of Vermont. He is committed to graduate education, and has served as a graduate program director of computer science for 15 years. He received the B.S. degree from Seoul National University, M.S. degree from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, and Ph.D. degree from Stanford University. His research interests include data and database management, data mining, data science, data stream processing, information retrieval, information system architecture, and machine learning, with primary applications in environment, healthcare, transportation, smart facility, and citizen science. He has been a PI and Co-PI of nearly 20 funded research projects, an author of more than 80 peer-reviewed publications, and has served as an organizer, chair, and member of program committees in about 50 international conferences.