Dr. Kung-Bin Sung was born and grew up in Taipei, Taiwan. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University in 1996. After finishing two years of mandatory military service, he entered The University of Texas at Austin in 1998, majoring in Biomedical Engineering. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in 1999 and 2003, respectively. His main research project as a Ph.D. student was developing a fiber-optic confocal microscope to obtain images of epithelial cells in vivo for the diagnosis of early cancer and precancerous lesions. He joined Intel Corporation as a research scientist in 2003 and collaborated with researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in the United States on research projects related to surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy. Since July of 2006 he has been an assistant professor at National Taiwan University. He is currently affiliated with the Department of Electrical Engineering, the Graduate Institute of Biomedical Electronics and Bioinformatics, and the Molecular Imaging Center in National Taiwan University. His current research focuses on the development and application of optical spectroscopy and microscopy techniques for the diagnosis of early cancer and precancerous lesions.