Albert Zomaya is a world-renowned Computer Scientist who has made significant contributions to the field of parallel and distributed systems. He stands out as a researcher with an exceptionally large and diverse set of high-quality contributions. He has published on aspects of parallel and distributed systems in the top venues of several research communities. His work is influential, of high impact, and of great practical value. Zomaya is also an excellent leader, passionate educator, skilled communicator, and committed mentor.