Dr. Liang C. Shen received the Ph. D. degree in applied physics from Harvard University in 1967. He then joined the faculty of the University of Houston in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He served as the Department Chairman from 1977 to 1981. Dr. Shen founded the Well Logging Laboratory in 1979. .He has published a textbook, more than 101 papers in technical journals and conferences. Dr. Shen received SPWLA Gold Medal for Technical achievement in 2001. Dr. Shen has been a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Houston since 2004.