Fei Chiang is an Assistant professor in the Department of Computing and Software at McMaster University, and served as the Associate Director of the MacData Institute until 2016. She received her M. Math from the University of Waterloo, and B.Sc and PhD degrees from the University of Toronto, all in Computer Science. She leads the Data Science Research Group, which is focused on developing tools to facilitate data cleaning, improved data quality and fostering knowledge discovery. She has worked at IBM Global Services, in the Autonomic Computing Group at the IBM Toronto Lab, and in the Data Management, Exploration and Mining Group at Microsoft Research. She holds two filed and two published patents for her work in self-managing database systems. She is a Faculty Fellow with the IBM Centre for Advanced Studies.