K. Selcuk Candan is a professor of computer science and engineering at the Arizona State University. He joined ASU in August 1997, after receiving his doctorate from the Computer Science Department at the University of Maryland at College Park. He has worked extensively on the integration and presentation of heterogeneous and distributed information and information sources. His research interests include multimedia and web data management. His current research projects include quality adaptive data processing and indexing for sensory data, distributed data management and Internet technologies for efficient dynamic content delivery, and adaptive information management for creating technologies helping blind individuals. His research projects are funded by the National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, and Department of Education (Rehabilitation Services Administration). He has published more than 80 articles in respected journals and conferences in related areas. He served in the organization and program committees of various international conferences. Most recently, he is an editorial board member of the Very Large Databases (VLDB) journal and the Journal of Multimedia.