Agma J. M. Traina is a Professor with the Computer Science Department of the Mathematics and Computer Science Institute at the University of São Paulo at São Carlos. She received her PhD in Computational Physics from the University of São Paulo at São Carlos, Brazil, as well as her BSc and MSc in Computer Science. Agma's research interests ranges from complex data indexing and retrieval by content, similarity queries to data visualization and visual data mining. She has focused her research on medical applications supported by image processing techniques, and more recently on climate/agriculture and remote sensing data. Over the years, she has supervised over 40 Graduate students in these areas, and published more than 250 papers in journals and conferences, as well as several awards. Agma is a member of the Brazilian Computer Society, SIAM, ACM and IEEE Computer Society.