Prof Kwok received his BSc degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Hong Kong and his PhD degree in computer science from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He was a consultant at the Lucent Technologies Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, New Jersey. He then joined the Department of Computer Science, Hong Kong Baptist University as an Assistant Professor. He returned to the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2000 and is now a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. Currently, Prof Kwok is serving as Associate Editors for the IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and the Neurocomputing journal. He is also Program Co-chair of the International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP-2011).