Biography: Joarder Kamruzzaman received the BSc and MSc degrees in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, and the PhD degree in Computer Science from Muroran Institute of Technology, Hokkaido, Japan. Currently, he is a Professor in the School of Engineering, Information Technology and Physical Sciences, Federation University Australia. Previously, he served Monash University Australia (2004-13) as an Associate Professor and Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (1986-04) as a Professor. He has taught diverse courses including programming, networking, mobile communications, computer security and machine learning. His research interests include distributed computing, Internet of Things, machine learning and cyber security. During 2008-2014, he served as the Director of the Centre for Multimedia Computing, Communications and Artificial Intelligence Research (MCCAIR) hosted first by Monash University, Federation University. Kamruzzaman has published 240+ peer-reviewed publications which include 65+ journal papers, 160 conferences, 11 book chapters and two edited reference books. He was nominated for ‘Teaching Excellence’ award and ‘Supervisor of the Year’ award by Monash University in 2008. His publications are cited over 2300 times and have h-index 22, g-index 40 and i-10 index 59. He has received nearly A$2.3m competitive research funding, including prestigious ARC (Australian Research Council) grant and successfully supervised 20 PhDs and 8 Masters to completion. He was the founding Program co-Chair of the first International Symposium on Dependability in Sensor, Cloud, and Big Data Systems and Applications (DependSys), China in 2015.