Herry Utomo is the F. Avalon Daggett Endowed Professor at Louisiana State University (LSU). He is native of Malang (East Java) and earned his Ph.D. degree from LSU. His formal expertise is in Plant Biotechnology, Molecular Genetics, and Breeding. He has published more than 120 scientific publications in various journals. He has received more than $5 million from competitive granting agencies to carry out his scientific research. He and his research team have won the Tipton Team Award for the best research team. Beside conducting research and giving lectures, Herry actively engages in social and cultural activities to promote cultural understanding and friendship between Indonesia and United States. He wrote a number of social issues in newspapers and popular publications. For further contact: email@example.com.