Professor Benjamin Wan-sang Wah is the provost and Wei Lun Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. In 1985-2009, he was the Franklin W. Woeltge Endowed Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. In 2008-2009, he also served as Director of the Advanced Digital Sciences Center in Singapore, a US$50 million research center established by the University of Illinois in Singapore in collaboration with the Singapore government’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research. In 1998–1999, Wah was Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), and in that year received an Exemplary Teaching Award. From 1999 to 2003, he served as Adjunct Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at CUHK.