Dr Sandhya Samarasinghe is a Professor of AI and Complex Systems at Lincoln University, New Zealand, where she is also the Head of Complex Systems, Big Data and Informatics Initiative (CSBII). She graduated with MS and PhD (Engineering) from Virginia Tech, USA. Her current research involves Computational Systems Biology where she uses AI, Neural Networks and Complex Systems Modelling to address complex intractable problems in biology from a holistic systems view. Her research covers modelling cell signaling networks, cell cycle and self-repair and regeneration of biological organisms. She has published books, book chapters and over 160 peer-reviewed publications on modelling and biology and produced many AI models for industrial applications. She is a Fellow of the Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand and Senior Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).