Pradeep K. Atrey is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the University at Albany, State University of New York. He is also the director of the computer science undergraduate program and the founding co-director of Albany Lab for Privacy and Security (ALPS). He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the National University of Singapore. He was a postdoctoral researcher at the Multimedia Communications Research Laboratory, University of Ottawa. His current research interests are in the area of security and privacy with a focus on secure-domain cloud-based large-scale multimedia analytics, disinformation detection and mitigation, applied cryptography, and social media analysis. He has authored/co-authored over 130 research articles at reputed ACM, IEEE, and Springer journals and conferences. His research has been funded by Canadian Govt. agencies NSERC and DFAIT, and by Govt. of Saudi Arabia. Dr. Atrey is on the editorial board of several journals including ACM Trans. on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (TOMM), IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, and Elsevier Image Communication Journal. Dr. Atrey was a recipient of many awards including the Best Area Editor for Image Communication Journal (2022), the ACM TOMM Associate Editor of the Year (2015), the Erica and Arnold Rogers Award for Excellence in Research and Scholarship (2014), ETRI Journal Best Editor Award (2012). He was recognized as the ACM Multimedia Rising Star (2015), the ICME Outstanding Organizing Committee Member (as Publicity Chair) (2013), and the ICME Quality Reviewer (2011).