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Wassim M. Haddad received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineering from Florida Tech in 1983, 1984, and 1987. Since 1994, he has been with the School of Aerospace Engineering at Georgia Tech, where he holds the rank of professor, the David Lewis Chair in Dynamical Systems and Control, and Chair of the Flight Mechanics and Control Discipline. He also holds a joint professor appointment with the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Tech. He is the co-founder, chairman of the board, and chief scientific advisor of Autonomous Healthcare, where from August 2012 to June 2015 he served as the president and chief executive officer. Dr. Haddad has made numerous contributions to the development of nonlinear control theory and its application to aerospace, electrical, and biomedical engineering. His transdisciplinary research in systems and control is documented in over 630 archival journal and conference publications, and seven books in the areas of science, mathematics, medicine, and engineering. Dr. Haddad is an National Science Foundation Presidential Faculty Fellow; a member of the Academy of Nonlinear Sciences; an IEEE Fellow; and the recipient of the 2014 AIAA Pendray Aerospace Literature Award.