Marianne Winslett has been a professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign since 1987. Her research interests include scientific data management and information security. She was the vice-chair of ACM SIGMOD from 2001-05 and has served on the editorial boards of ACM Transactions on Database Systems (10 years) and IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (4 years). She received a Presidential Young Investigator Award in 1989. Her PhD is from Stanford University.