Presently, Dr. Peter A. Ng is with the Department of Computer Science at the University of Texas-Pan American. In brief, Dr. Ng has served as the Chair and Professor of Computer Science in the College of Information Science and Technology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, NE (1998-2000), and in the College of Science and Arts at the New Jersey of Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ (1985-1998), etc. He is also an Advisory Professor of the Department of Computer Science at Fudan University, Shanghai, China (since 1999). He has served as the Executive Director for Global e-Learning Project at the International Programs and Studies of the University of Nebraska-Omaha (2000-2003) and as the Vice President for Fudan International Institute for Information Science and Technology, Shanghai, China (1999-2000). Dr. received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin in 1974. He is a Fellow of the Society for Design and Process Science, Austin, Texas and serves as a Permanent Member of the Board of Directors for the International Institute for Systems Integration (IIISis), Campinas, Brazil. Dr. Ng is a founding Editor-in-Chief for Journal and Systems Integration, Kluwer academic Publishers, an Editorial Board Member for Data and Knowledge Engineering journal, North-Holland. Previously he has served as an editor for the IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, IEEE Computer Society Press, and a member of the Board of Advisors and Contributors for Software Engineering Strategies, Auerbach Publications. Dr. Ng’s research interests lie on document processing and management, software engineering, database management systems and knowledge-based systems. Dr. Ng has authored several books and more than 100 articles. One of his books is Document Processing and Retrieval: TEXPROS, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996; Some of his recent research works include: Integration of Structured and Unstructured Text Data in a clinical Information System, to be appeared in Transactions of the SDPS, 2007; Privacy Preservation for Data Cubes, Journal of Knowledge and Information Systems (KAIS) 176(9), 2006, pp. 1215-1240; Data Declustering with Replications, in the Proceedings on 9th International Conf. On Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA’ 04), (in Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2973, Springer 2004, ISBN 3-540-21047-4) March 17-19, 2004, Jeju Island, Korea, pp. 682-693; Forecasting Association Rules Using Existing Datasets, IEEE Transactions on Data and Knowledge Engineering, 15(6), (November/December 2003) pp. 1448-1459.