Professor Simeon Simoff is currently the Dean of the School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics at the Western Sydney University. Simeon was previously a Professor of Information Technology at the University of Technology, Sydney. Prior to UTS he held academic positions at the University of Sydney, the Middle East Technical University, Ecole Polytechnique - University of Nantes and Istanbul Technical University. In 2006 he was a BIT Professor at the Free University of Bolzano-Bozen and the University of Trento. He is a founding Director and a Fellow of the Institute of Analytics Professionals of Australia. Currently he is an editor of the ACS Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology (CRPIT) series in Computer Science and ICT. Prior to that he was the associate editor (Australia) of the American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE) Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering. Currently he serves on the ASCE Technical Committees on Data and Information Management, and on Intelligent Computing.