|Ivona Brandic is University Professor for High Performance Computing Systems at the Institute for Software Technology and Interactive Systems, Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien). In 2015 she was awarded FWF START prize, the highest Austrian award for early career researchers. From 2002 to 2007 she was Assistant Professor at the Department of Scientific Computing, University of Vienna. Form 2007 to 2014 she was Assistant Professor at the Institute of Information Systems, TU Vienna. From 2014 to 2015 she was Assistant Professor at the Institute for Software Technology and Interactive Systems, TU Vienna. She received her PhD degree in 2007 and her venia docendi for practical computer science in 2013, both from Vienna University of Technology. She was involved in the European Union's SCube project (Software Services and Systems Network) and she led the Austrian national FoSII (Foundations of Self-governing ICT Infrastructures) project funded by the Vienna Science and Technology Fund (WWTF). From 2009 to 2013 she was management committee member of the European Commission's COST Action on Energy Efficient Large Scale Distributed Systems. Currently she is management committee member of the European Commission's COST Action on Sustainable Ultrascale Computing (NESUS). From June to August 2008 she was visiting researcher at the University of Melbourne, Australia. I. Brandic is on the Editorial Board of the IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, IEEE Magazine on Cloud Computing and IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems. In 2011 she received the Distinguished Young Scientist Award from the Vienna University of Technology for her project on the Holistic Energy Efficient Hybrid Clouds. Her interests comprise virtualized HPC systems, energy efficient ultra-scale distributed systems, massive-scale data analytics, Cloud & workflow Quality of Service (QoS), and service-oriented distributed systems. She published more than 50 scientific journal, magazine and conference publications and she co-authored a text-book on federated and self-manageable Cloud infrastructures. I. Brandic co-authored European Union's Cloud Computing report paving the future research directions of the EU. In 2010 she chaired the International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing held in Chennai, India. She has been serving more than 50 program committees among others Supercomputing, CCGrid, CloudCom, EuroPar, and COMPSAC. She was invited reviewer of more than 10 renowned international journals among others IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE Transactions on Service Computing, Future Generation Computer Systems, and IEEE Transactions on Computers. In 2011 she edited two special issues for Future Generation Computer Systems (Elsevier) and Scientific Programming Journal (IOS Press). I. Brandic has been invited expert evaluator of the European Commission, French National Research Organization (ANR), National Science and Engineering Research Council Canada (NSERC), Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO), and Australian Research Council (ARC).