Eli Upfal is the Rush C. Hawkins University Professor of Computer Science and the Deputy Director of the Data Science Initiative at Brown University. His research interests include statistical data analysis, randomized algorithm and stochastic analysis. He is co-author of a popular textbook "Probability and Computing: Randomized Algorithms and Probabilistic Analysis" (with M. Mitzenmacher, Cambridge University Press 2005, 2018). Professor Upfal is a fellow of the IEEE and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). His work at Brown has been funded in part by the National Science Foundation (NSF), The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), The office of Naval Research (ONR), and the National Institute of Health (NIH). Professor Upfal has had consulting and research collaborations with a number of companies including IBM, Goldman Sachs, Yahoo!, eHarmony, NABsys, and more.