Dr. Kaibo Liu is an assistant professor at the department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison. He received the B.S. degree in industrial engineering and engineering management from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, China, the M.S. degree in statistics and the Ph.D. degree in industrial engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, respectively. Dr. Kaibo Liu’s research is in the area of system informatics and data analytics, with an emphasis on the data fusion approach for system modeling, monitoring, diagnosis, prognostics and maintenance. The significance of his research has been evidenced by the wide recognition in a broad of research communities in Quality, Statistics, Reliability and Data Mining, including several best paper awards from INFORMS and ISERC and several featured articles from IIE and INFORMS magazines. In addition, his research results and papers have led to successful funding supports by NSF, DoD, and Industry. He was also the winner of the Gilbreth Memorial Fellowship from Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) in 2012, the winner of the Richard A. Freund International Scholarship from American Society for Quality (ASQ) in 2013, and the winner (2nd place) of the Pritsker Doctoral Dissertation Award from IIE in 2014.