Dr. C.-C. Jay Kuo is Professor of Electrical Engineering and Director of the Media Communications Lab at the University of Southern California. He received the B.S. degree from the National Taiwan University, Taipei, in 1980 and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, in 1985 and 1987, respectively, all in Electrical Engineering. His research interests are in the areas of multimedia signal processing, multimedia compression, artificial intelligence and machine learning. He has guided 140 students to their PhD degrees and supervised 25 postdoctoral research fellows. Currently, his research lab at USC (http://mcl.usc.edu) has around 20 Ph.D. students. He is a co-author of more than 1000 papers and 14 books. He is a Fellow of AAAS, IEEE and SPIE. Professor Kuo was Chief Scientist of InterVideo (1998-2006) and Mediateck (2007-2010). He is currently Chief Scientist of YYD Robo.