Professor Goodrich is a Distinguished Professor at the University of California, Irvine, where he has been a faculty member in the Department of Computer Science since 2001. His research is directed at the design of high-performance algorithms and data structures with applications to information assurance and security, the Internet, machine learning, and geometric computing. He has pioneered and led research on efficient solutions to a number of fundamental problems, including sorting, convex hull construction, nearest-neighbor searching, linear programming, privacy-preserving data access, network traceback, and data authentication. His research has been supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) and the U.S. Department of Defense, including the Army Research Office (ARO), the National Security Agency (NSA), the Office of Naval Research (ONR), and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DAPRA). For more information, please visit Professor Goodrich’s site.