Professor Aickelin is the Head of the School of Computing and Information Systems at the University of Melbourne. He has worked for more than twenty years in the fields of Artificial Intelligence, Optimisation and Datamining. He is particularly interested in the 'modelling' stages of problems with a focus on 'robustness' - how can we use Artificial Intelligence to overcome uncertainty and for better decision support? He has authored over 200 papers in leading international journals and conferences (Google citations 8000, H-index 49) and participated in over 100 international Conference Programme Committees. His YouTube videos on Datamining have been watched by more than 400,000 people. He has been an associate editor of the leading international journal in his field for ten years (IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation).