Dr. Cuiling (Sue) Gong received her Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT in 1999. She joined the Digital Micromirror Device (DMD) development team at Texas Instruments in 2000. She was the core designer of three generations of DMD pixels that had enabled a variety of DLP® products in the market including pico-projectors, projectors in classrooms, conference rooms, and movie theaters. She has 9 issued US patents. In 2011 she joined the faculty of the College of Science and Engineering at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. Her current research work includes using DMD as a spatial light modulator for underwater imaging and hyperspectral imaging of coastal land and water.