Janaka Balasooriya joined Arizona State University in 2007. Prior to joining ASU, Balasooriya was a postdoctoral fellow at Missouri University of Science and Technology. With several years of industry experience as a Software Engineer, his research interests span the areas of distributed computing and software engineering, including service-oriented computing, cloud computing, and software testing. Balasooriya has taught courses in Distributed Computing, Mobile Computing, Software Testing, Algorithms and Data Structures, Software Engineering, and Programming Languages. Balasooriya is an ASU Barrett Honors faculty and serves as a faculty honors advisor to CS and CSE students. He is also a program committee member in several premier conferences, including IEEE Service Oriented Computing and IEEE Cloud Computing Conferences since 2007, and serves as an editorial board member of The Services Transactions on Cloud Computing (IJCC).