Dr. Nemesio A. Macabale Jr. is currently the Director of the Institute. He received his B.S. degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from the University of Santo Tomas, Manila, his Master of Computer Science at the De la Salle University, Manila, Philippines, and his Ph.D. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of the Philippines, Quezon City, Philippines. He is currently a Professor at the Department of Information Technology and the Director of the Information Systems Institute, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Munoz, Philippines. His current research is in cross-layer design for high throughput and congestion-free routing over wireless mesh and sensor networks. He is also currently working on IT solutions for flexible learning.