Prof. S.J. Ben Yoo ceived the B.S. degree in electrical engineering with distinction, the M.S. degree in electrical engineering, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering with a minor in physics, all from Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA, in 1984, 1986, and 1991, respectively. He is currently a Professor of electrical engineering at the University of California, Davis, CA, USA. His research interests include high performance all-optical devices, systems, and networking technologies for future computing and communications. Prior to joining UC Davis in 1999, he was a Senior Research Scientist at Bellcore, leading technical efforts in optical networking research and systems integration. He participated in ATD/MONET testbed integration and some standardization activities including GR-2918-CORE, GR-2918-ILR, GR-1377-CORE, and GR-1377-ILR on dense WDM and OC-192 systems. He is a Fellow of the Optical Society of America. He received the DARPA Award for Sustained Excellence (1997), the Bellcore CEO Award (1998), the Outstand-ing Mid-Career Research Award (UC Davis, 2004), and the Outstanding Senior Research Award (UC Davis, 2011).