Abdullah Mueen is an Assistant Professor in Computer Science at University of New Mexico since 2013. Earlier he was a Scientist in the Cloud and Information Science Lab at Microsoft Corporation. His major interest is in temporal data mining with a focus on two unique types of signals: social networks and electrical sensors. He has been actively publishing in the data mining conferences including KDD, ICDM and SDM  and journals including DMKD and KAIS. He has received runner-up award in the  Doctoral Dissertation Contest in KDD 2012. He has won the best paper award in the same conference. Earlier, he earned PhD degree at the University of California at Riverside and BSc degree at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology.