Meir Kalech completed his Ph.D. at the Computer Science Department of Bar-Ilan University in 2006. In 2008 he became a faculty member of the Department of Software and Information Systems Engineering at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. His research interests lie in artificial intelligence, and more specifically in the area of anomaly detection and diagnosis. He is a recognized expert in model-based diagnosis (MBD) and has published dozens of papers in leading journals and refereed conferences. He established the Anomaly Detection and Diagnosis Laboratory at BGU which promotes research with the government and leading corporations such as General Motors, Mekorot, and IBM. Meir has served as a senior program committee for leading AI conferences such as the AAAI, IJCAI, AAMAS, and the International Workshop on Principles of Diagnosis.