Professor Bela Stantic is internationally recognised in field of efficient management and analytics of complex data, such as found in Big Data, spatio-temporal, and high dimensional data. He was invited to give many Keynotes and invited talks at highly ranked International conferences and prestigious institutions. He successfully applied his research interdisciplinary and he has published more than 130 journal and conference publications, which in turn helped to attract external funding over several millions dollars. He is a founder and Director of “Big Data and Smart Analytics” Lab within the Institute of Integrated and Intelligent Systems at Griffith University. Professor Stantic is also Head of School of Information and Communication Technology at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia.