Hyunsoo Yang obtained the bachelor’s degree from Seoul National University. He worked at C&S Technology, Seoul, Korea; LG Electronics, San Jose, Calif.; and Intelligent Fiber Optic Systems, Sunnyvale, Calif. In 2006, he received the doctorate from Stanford University, where he worked on optoelectronic devices. From 2004 to 2007, he was at the IBM-Stanford Spintronic Science and Applications Center. He is currently a GlobalFoundries chaired associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore, working on various magnetic materials and devices for spintronics applications. He has authored 170 journal articles, given 100 invited presentations, and holds 15 patents. He won the Outstanding Dissertation Award for 2006 from the American Physical Society’s Topical Group on Magnetism and Its Applications.