Shyan-Ming Yuan received his BSEE degree from National Taiwan University in 1981, his MS degree in Computer Science from University of Maryland, Baltimore County in 1985, and his PhD degree in Computer Science from the University of Maryland College Park in 1989. Dr. Yuan joined the Electronics Research and Service Organization, Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) as a Research Member in October 1989. In September 1990, he joined the Computer Science Department of National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) as an associate professor. He became the full professor in June 1995. Dr. Yuan also served as the director of the NCTU library since August 2013. His current research interests include Cloud computing, Web Technologies, and Distance Learning.