Kwok W. Cheung was born in Hong Kong. He received his B.S. from National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, in 1986, his M.S. from University of Texas at Arlington, in 1988, and his Ph.D. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY in 1991, all in Electrical Engineering. His Ph.D. thesis was on manifold theory and its applications to power system stability. He joined Alstom Grid (formerly ESCA Corp.) in 1991. He worked on-line stability of power systems and developed EMS applications for a number of years. Since 1995 he has been developing wholesale electricity market applications and systems. He is currently the R&D Director of Market Management Systems Worldwide at Alstom. His current interests include optimization-based market applications, power system security and intelligent systems. Dr. Cheung is a senior member of IEEE and a registered Professional Engineer of the State of Washington.