Dr. LING Tok Wang is a professor inComputer Science Department at the National University of Singapore. He wasHead of IT Division, Deputy Head of the Department of Information Systems andComputer Science, and Vice Dean of the School of Computing of the University. Hisresearch interests include Database Modeling, Entity-Relationship Approach,Object-Oriented Data Model, Normalization Theory, Semi-Structured Data Model,XML Twig Pattern Query Processing, XML and Relational Database Keyword QueryProcessing. He serves/served on the steering committees of 5 internationalconferences, including ER, DASFAA, DOOD, and BigComp. He was the steeringcommittee chair of both ER and DASFAA, and currently the steering committeechair of BigComp. He served as Conference Co-chair of 11 internationalconferences, including ER 2004, DASFAA 2005, SIGMOD 2007, VLDB 2010, BigComp2015, and ER 2018. He served as Program Committee Co-chair of 6 internationalconferences, including DASFAA 1995, ER 1998, ER 2003, and ER 2011. He receivedthe ACM Recognition of Service Award in 2007, the DASFAA OutstandingContributions Award in 2010, and the Peter P. Chen Award in 2011.