Hua Lu is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science,Aalborg University, Denmark. He obtained his PhD degree from the School ofComputing, National University of Singapore (NUS), and his BSc and MSc degreesfrom Peking University, China. His research mainly concerns databases and datamanagement, involving different types of data such as outdoor GPS data, indoorpositioning data (e.g., RFID, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi data), and social media data(e.g., Tweets). Hua Lu has served as PhD forum co-chair for MDM 2016, demotrack PC chair for SSDBM 2014, PC cochair for MDM 2012 and ISA 2011, and vicePC chair for MUE 2011. He has also served on the program committees forinternational conferences and workshops including ICDE, CIKM, SSTD, MDM, ACM SIGSPATIALGIS, PAKDD, APWeb, MobiDE, ISA, etc. He is a senior member of the IEEE and amember of IEEE TCDE.