Shabbir Ahmed is a Professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He received his PhD and MS from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his B.Eng. from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. His research interests are in optimization, specifically stochastic and integer programming. Dr. Ahmed served as the Chair of the Stochastic Programming Society (2007-2010), and as a Vice-chair (Stochastic Programming) of the INFORMS Optimization Society (2006-2008). He currently serves as an Associate Editor for Mathematical Programming A, Mathematical Programming C, Operations Research, Operations Research Letters, and Optimization Methods and Software; and was an Area Editor for Surveys in Operations Research and Management Science and a Department Editor for IIE Transactions. Dr. Ahmed's honors include the Dean's Professorship and Stewart Fellowship from Georgia Tech, the National Science Foundation CAREER award, two IBM Faculty Awards, the Coca-Cola Junior Professorship from ISyE, and the INFORMS Dantzig Dissertation award.