Prof. Elmer P. Dadios was the former chair of the De La Salle University Department of Manufacturing Engineering and Management and a Professorial Chairholder of Thomas J. Lee Chair in Manufacturing Engineering Management and Victor T. Lu Chair in Production Management. He is a consultant on software and hardware development in the area of robotics and intelligent systems applications. He is the founder and Chairman of the Board of the Neuronmek Inc., and Intelligent Systems Innovation Corporation. His current research interests include robotics and automation, applications of artificial intelligence to smart cities, smart farms, biomedical engineering, computational intelligence systems, mechatronics, and manufacturing processes. He joined DLSU in May 1992 and currently holds the rank of Full Professor 10, the highest rank a faculty can have in the University. In May 2008, Elmer has conferred the title of University Fellow, the highest award and recognition given by DLSU to faculty members who exhibit consistent scholarly pursuit through research and publication, effective teaching performance, and exemplary modeling of the Lasallian core values. A multi-awarded educator and scholar, Elmer has earned over 20 recognitions and distinctions from various international and national scientific award-giving bodies and professional organizations. Among the awards, he gathered are The 2019 top 100 scientists listed in Asian Scientist Magazine; The 2019 Leaders in Innovation Fellowship “Fellow” given by the United Kingdom Royal Academy of Engineering; The 2018 Philippine Association for the Advancement of Science and Technology D. M. CONSUNJI AWARD for Engineering Research. Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP), and an Outstanding Scientific Paper Award for his “Analysis of Colonic Histopathological Images Using Pixel Intensities and Hough Transform” from the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST). Elmer was also a recipient of the Philippines Department of Science and Technology (DOST) 50 Men and Women of Science and Technology; The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Scholar Achievers. Best Paper Presentation at the 27th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (Denver, USA); He was a recipient of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Exchange Scientist Program at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan. Elmer has been very visible in both the local and international milieu, not only by attending conferences but also by sharing his expertise with colleagues and other institutions. He was the keynote speaker in the 2018 International Winter Symposium on Big-Data, Cybersecurity and IoT in Hokkaido University, Sapporo Japan; a keynote speaker in the 6th International Conference on Robot Intelligence Technology and Applications (RITA2018) held in Putrajaya, Malaysia. Elmer edited and published four books on fuzzy logic systems with InTech (Croatia); On top of these, Elmer has published over 350 Scopus indexed technical papers in highly reputable journals and IEEE Xplore.