KA C. CHEOK, PhD:
Professor of Engineering in the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering at Oakland University in Rochester. An expert in computer-controlled systems for autonomous unmanned robotic and vehicle systems, his research has contributed to advances in tracking systems, fuzzy logic, and neural networks. He is also president of JADI Inc., a company at Oakland University’s SmartZone Incubator that is developing robotic vehicles and sensor networks. He has served as a consultant member for the United States Army’s Science Board and is a recipient of the Nissan Award for the Best Research Innovation at the 1997 International Symposium on Automotive Technology and Automation in Florence, Italy. He has also been a coordinator of the annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition for the past 14 years.