Simon Fong graduated from La Trobe University, Australia, with a 1st Class Honours BEng. Computer Systems degree and a PhD. Computer Science degree in 1993 and 1998 respectively. Simon is now working as an Associate Professor at the Computer and Information Science Department of the University of Macau. Prior to his academic career, Simon took up various IT posts in Melbourne, Hong Kong and Singapore. Dr. Fong has published over 396 international conference and journal papers, mostly in the areas of Data-mining and metaheuristics.