Dr. Cliston Cole received the B.S. and M.S. degrees from Tuskegee University, both in Electrical Engineering. He also received a Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research interests include digital signal processing, speech processing, image processing, radar processing, artificial intelligent (AI), machine learning, neuroscience, and techniques for improving speech recognition and computer vision in both communication and artificial intelligent systems. Dr. Cole’s research focuses on improving the quality of life for human by the development of software algorithms and software systems for AI systems such as embedded smart systems. Dr. Cole has author and co-author in several digital signal processing related journal and conference papers. He is presently the Senior Systems Engineer at Raytheon Missile Systems at Tucson, Arizona. Dr. Cole is the recipient of several Raytheon star awards for his contributions in software development of radar signal processing algorithms. Dr. Cole enjoys many forms of indoor and outdoor activities, including weightlifting, sporting events, biking, fishing, and traveling.