Chuanren Liu is currently an Assistant Professor in the Decision Sciences and MIS Department at Drexel University. He received the Ph.D. in Management Information Technology from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, USA, the M.S. degree in Mathematics from the Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (BUAA), and the B.S. degree in Mathematics from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC). His research interests include data mining and knowledge discovery, and their applications in business analytics. He has published papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings, such as INFORMS Journal on Computing, European Journal of Operational Research, Annals of Operations Research, IEEE Transactions on Data and Knowledge Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, Knowledge and Information Systems and SIGKDD, ICDM, SDM, AAAI, IJCAI, UbiComp, IEEE BigData, etc.