Endre Boros is a Distinguished Professor of the Department of Management Science and Information Systems at Rutgers University, the State University of New Jersey, and Director of the Operations Research Center (RUTCOR). He studied mathematics at the Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest, and received his doctorate there in 1985. His research interests include graph theory, combinatorics, combinatorial optimization, the theory of Boolean functions, game theory, machine learning, data mining, and applications involving these areas. He published over 180 articles in refereed journals and conference proceedings, edited 18 volumes, and authored a book chapter on Horn functions and their applications. He organized numerous workshops and sessions in larger conferences on Boolean and pseudo-Boolean optimization and is in charge of the Boolean Optimization stream of sessions at the EURO meetings. He is the Editor-in-Chief of two major journals of this area, the Annals of Operations Research and Discrete Applied Mathematics; serves as an Associate Editor for the Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence and for Discrete Optimization, and member of the editorial boards of numerous other international journals. He served as an invited visiting professor at various universities, including Kyoto University in Japan, University of Rome "La Sapienza" in Italy, UPMC Sorbonne, Paris, University of Grenoble in France, and Tokyo University in Japan.