Ronitt Rubinfeld is a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and a member of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at MIT. Ronitt is also on the faculty of the Computer Science Department at Tel Aviv University. Ronitt’s main research area is the study of algorithms which run in sublinear time. Ronitt received her PhD from the University of California, Berkeley in 1991. Prior to her position at MIT, Ronitt was on the faculty at Cornell University and at NEC Research Labs. She was an ONR Young Investigator, a Sloan Research Fellow, the 1995 Cornell Association for Computer Science Undergraduates Faculty of the Year, and a recipient of the Cornell College of Engineering Teaching Award. Ronitt has given an invited lecture at the International Congress of Mathematicians in 2006, and is an ACM Fellow.