Wenbin Zhang is an Assistant Professor in the Knight Foundation School of Computing & Information Sciences at Florida International University, and an Associate Member at the Te Ipu o te Mahara Artificial Intelligence Institute. His research investigates the theoretical foundations of machine learning with a focus on societal impact and welfare. In addition, he has worked in a number of application areas, highlighted by work on healthcare, geophysics, transportation, forestry, and finance. He is a recipient of the NSF CRII Award, and best paper awards at FAccT, ICDM (best paper candidate) and DAMI (top 10 articles). He also regularly serves in the organizing committees across computer science and interdisciplinary venues, most recently Volunteer Chair at WSDM’24, Student Program Chair at AIES’23, and Student Travel Award Chair at ICDM’23.