Shixia Liu is a tenured associate professor at Tsinghua University and an adjunct professor of Dalian University of Technology (China). Her research interests include explainable machine learning, visual text analytics, and text mining. She has published over 100 refereed publications and filed over 50 patents in China and worldwide. Before joining Tsinghua University, she worked as a lead researcher at Microsoft Research Asia and a research staff member and research manager at IBM China Research Lab. She is an associate editor-in-chief of IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (IEEE TVCG) and an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, and ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems. Shixia was awarded as one of the best associate editors in 2016. She was the papers co-chair of IEEE VIS (VAST) 2016 and 2017 and was the program co-chair of PacifcVis 2014 and VINCI 2012. Shixia is on the steering committee of IEEE VIS (2020-2023) and IEEE VDS (2020-2021). She is the chair of the IEEE VGTC Significant New Researcher Award Committee. She was also on the IEEE ReVise Committee (2019-2020) and worked with the team to reorganize the academic conferences (VAST, InfoVis, SciVis) under a single umbrella, including paper reviewing and governance. Shixia was elevated to an IEEE Fellow in 2021 and induced into IEEE Visualization Academy in 2020. Learn more about Professor Shixia Liu.