Dr. Yi Lu Murphey is a Professor of the ECE(Electrical and Computer Engineering) department and the director of the Intelligent Systems Lab at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. She received a M.S. degree in computer science from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, in 1983, and a Ph.D degree with a major in Computer Engineering and a minor in Control Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, in 1989. During 2007 ~ 2020, Professor Murphey served as the Chair of the ECE department, Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Research, and the Vice Provost for Research at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Her current research interests are in the areas of machine learning, pattern recognition, computer vision and intelligent systems with applications to engineering diagnostics and prognostics, optimal vehicle power management, data analytics, and robotic vision systems. She has authored over 290 publications in refereed journals and conference proceedings. She is an editor for the Journal of Pattern Recognition. She has served on technical committees and session chairs for many conferences, and organized symposiums and special sessions for various conferences sponsored by the IEEE Society. Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institute of Health (NIH), Department of Energy (DoE), US Army TARDEC, State of Michigan, Ford Motor Company, TRW, Nissan, and many others. She is a fellow of IEEE and a senior life member of AAAI. She is a Distinguished Lecturer for both IEEE Vehicular Society and IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, and the recipient of 2019 SAE Ralph H. Isbrandt Automotive Safety Engineering Award.