Fan Ye received his PhD from the Computer Science Department of UCLA in 2004 and then joined IBM T. J. Watson Research Center as a Research Staff Member. Currently he is an Assistant Professor in the ECE department of Stony Brook University. His research interests include mobile sensing platforms, systems and applications, Internet-of-Things, indoor location sensing, wireless and sensor networks. He has published over 60 peer reviewed papers that have received over 7000 citations according to Google Scholar. He has 21 granted/pending US and international patents/applications. He was the co-chair for the Mobile Computing Professional Interests Community at IBM Watson for two years. He received IBM Research Division Award, 5 Invention Achievement Plateau awards, Best Paper Award for International Conference on Parallel Computing 2008. He has served as panelist multiple times for NSF and Hong Kong Government Research Councils, on program and organizing committees for conferences including ACM Mobicom, ACM Sensys and IEEE Infocom.