Distinguished Prof. Yahya Rahmat-Samii delivered the conference opening ceremony general lecture entitled, “Natured Inspired Optimization Techniques in Modern Engineering: Let Darwin and the Bees Help Improve your Designs” at the 2016 URSI (International Union of Radio Science) Asia-Pacific Radio Science (AP-RASC) in Seoul, Korea, August 21-25, 2016. This conference, which is held once every three years, covered all aspects of radio science through its ten commissions with over 750 participants. Prof. Rahmat-Samii previously served as the elected President of USNC (United States National Committee) of URSI from 2009-2011 representing US radio scientists at international gatherings.