Daqing Hou received BSEE and MSEE degrees at the Northeast University, China, in 1981 and 1984, respectively. He received his PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Washington State University in 1991. Since 1990, he has been with Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc., where he has held numerous positions, including development engineer, application engineer, research and development manager, principal research engineer, technical director for East Asia, and interim SEL China manager. He is currently a fellow engineer. His work includes power system modeling, simulation, signal processing, and advanced protection algorithm design. Daqing holds multiple patents and has authored or coauthored many technical papers. He is a senior member of IEEE.