Dr. Sisi Duan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Systems, University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California, Davis in 2014. She got her bachelor degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Hong Kong in 2010. Dr. Duan’s research interests include security, blockchain, distributed systems, cyber physical systems (sensor network, critical infrastructure systems), and graph-based data analytics. Her research was previously funded by Oak Ridge National Lab and The Research Council of Norway. She was the recipient of the Best Paper Candidate Award from SRDS in 2014, Alvin M. Weinberg Distinguished Fellowship from Oak Ridge National Laboratory in 2015, and Best Paper Award in Networking Track from ICDCN in 2017.