Zoran Obradovic is L.H. Carnell Professor of Data Analytics at Temple University, Professor in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences with a secondary appointment in Statistics, and is the Director of the Center for Data Analytics and Biomedical Informatics. He is an Academician at the Academia Europaea (link is external) (the Academy of Europe) and a Foreign Academician at the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts (link is external). He is the executive editor at the journal on Statistical Analysis and Data Mining, which is the official publication of the American Statistical Association and is an editorial board member at eleven journals. He was the chair at the SIAM Activity Group on Data Mining and Analytics for 2014 and 2015 years, was co-chair for 2013 and 2014 SIAM International Conference on Data Mining and was the program or track chair at many data mining and biomedical informatics conferences. His work is published in more than 300 articles and is cited more than 15,000 times (H-index 48).