FRANK Y. SHIH received the B.S. degree from National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan, in 1980, the M.S. degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, in 1984, and the Ph.D. degree from Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, in 1987, all in Electrical Engineering. He is presently a professor in the Department of Computer Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ. He currently serves as the Director of Computer Vision Laboratory. Dr. Shih is currently on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Pattern Recognition, the International Journal of Pattern Recognition Letters, the International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, the International Journal of Recent Patents on Engineering, the International Journal of Recent Patents on Computer Science, the International Journal of Internet Protocol Technology, and the Journal of Internet Technology. Dr. Shih has contributed as a steering member, committee member, and session chair for numerous professional conferences and workshops. He was the recipient of the Research Initiation Award from the National Science Foundation in 1991. He won the Best Paper Award from the International Pattern Recognition Society and the International Symposium on Multimedia Information Processing. Dr. Shih holds the research fellow for the American Biographical Institute and the IEEE senior membership. He has published one book, seven book chapters and over 180 technical papers, including 90 papers in well-known prestigious journals. His current research interests include digital security, image processing, computer vision, sensor networks, pattern recognition, bioinformatics, robotics, fuzzy logic, and neural networks.