Petra Mutzel is a full professor of Computational Analytics at the University of Bonn, where she is also the scientific director of the High-Performance Computing and Analytics Lab. Before, she was professor at TU Dortmund (2004-2019), TU Wien (2004-2019), and PostDoc at the MPI Max Planck Institute for Informatics in Saarbrücken. She has received her Ph.D. in computer science at the University of Cologne in 1994. She is an Associate Editor of the ACM Journal on Experimental Algorithmics, Journal of Graph Algorithms and Applications, and Mathematical Programming Computation. She is a member of the Steering Committees of ESA, ALENEX, and WALCOM. She is also a member of the supervisory board of CISPA (Helmholtz Center for Information Security), the advisory board of the Fraunhofer SCAI, and the scientific advisory board of FRIAS (Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies). Furthermore, she is a member of the Hausdorff Center for Mathematics (centre of excellence) and of the Beale-Orchard Hays Prize Committee for excellence in Computational Mathematical Programming.