Caiwen Ding, is a graduate assistant in his fourth semester at MSU and is currently working on his MSETM degree. He recently gained admission to the PhD program in Electrical Engineering at the University of Kentucky. He earned his BS in Electrical Engineering and Automation from Guangxi University, China. His graduate studies are in the field of Electrical Engineering with a research emphasis on Solar Energy. He is working on a thesis titled Design and Analysis of a LabVIEW and Arduino-based Automatic Solar Tracking System. He presented “A LabVIEW-based Automatic Solar Tracking System: Architecture & Analysis” with Dr. Yuqiu You at the 2014 ATMAE Conference.