The video appears at the Asian Heritage Awards 2014 and more information about him in the interview.
It has been a very long, challenging but joyful journey for me from the day of a new assistant professor, to full professor with tenure, to chair of a department and finally to dean of a school at CUA. After teaching and actively conducting research for 15 years from 1982 to 1997 and achieving the highest academic rank of a tenured full professor, I decided to change my path from a researcher and teacher to an administrator by becoming the chairman of my department, Department of Electrical Engineering in 1997. After introducing a number of initiatives in student recruitment and research incentives, I transformed the department from a low enrollment/low research department to one with healthy student enrollment and excellent research productivity. In 2001, after a national search, I was elected the first nonwhite and youngest dean of the School of Engineering at CUA. At this time, I have completed three 4-year terms and am in the second year of my 4th term as dean. From a school enrollment of 175 undergraduate students, 100 graduate students and an annual research expenditure of 500K in 2001, the school under my leadership has now 550 undergraduate students, 250 graduate students and an annual research expenditure of 2.5 million dollar in 2014. Regarding your second question about my determination, my goal-oriented nature and persistence are behind my determination. After deciding to achieve a particular goal, I have been very firm in focusing on achieving the goal.