Yun Qing Shi has joined New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ since 1987, and is currently a professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He obtained his B.S. and M.S. from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China; his Ph.D. from University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA. His research interests include digital multimedia data hiding, steganaysis, forensics and information assurance; visual signal processing and communications; theory of multidimensional systems and signal processing; applications of image processing and pattern recognition to industrial automation and biomedical engineering. Some of his research projects have been funded by several federal and NJ State agencies. He is an author/coauthor of more than 200 papers, one book, and four book chapters. He holds five awarded US patents, and has 30 US patents pending (most of these technolgies have been licensed to third party by NJIT). In addition to workshop/conference paper presentation, he has been invited to deliver more than 70 speeches/seminars/tutorials around the world. He is the chairman of Signal Processing Chapter of IEEE North Jersey Section, the founding editor-in-chief of LNCS Transactions on Data Hiding and Multimedia Security (Springer), an editorial board member of Journal on Multidimensional Systems and Signal Processing (Springer), a member of several IEEE Circuits and Systems Society (CASS)ís technical committees, a fellow of IEEE.