JOHN A. STANKOVIC, Co-Chair, is the BP America Professor in the Computer Science Department at the University of Virginia. Dr. Stankovic served as chair of the department for 8 years. He is a fellow of both the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). He has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of York. He won the IEEE Real-Time Systems Technical Committee’s Award for Outstanding Technical Contributions and Leadership. Dr. Stankovic also won the IEEE Technical Committee on Distributed Processing’s Distinguished Achievement Award (inaugural winner). He has seven best paper awards, including one for the ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys) 2006. He also has two best paper runner up awards, including one for the ACM/IEEE Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN) 2013. He has also been a finalist for four other best paper awards. Dr. Stankovic has an h-index of 107 and more than 41,000 citations. In 2015, he was awarded the University of Virginia Distinguished Scientist Award, and in 2010, the School of Engineering’s Distinguished Faculty Award. Dr. Stankovic also received a distinguished faculty award from the University of Massachusetts. He has given more than 35 keynote talks at conferences and many distinguished lectures at major universities. Currently, he serves on the Computer Science Telecommunications Board of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Dr. Stankovic was the editor-in-chief for the IEEE Transactions on Distributed and Parallel Systems and was founder and co-editor-in-chief for the
Real-Time Systems Journal. His research interests are in real-time systems, wireless sensor networks, wireless health, cyber-physical systems (CPS), and the Internet of Things. Dr. Stankovic received his Ph.D. from Brown University.
JAMES STURGES, Co-Chair, is an independent consultant specializing in program management and systems engineering for very large, complex aerospace and defense systems. He retired in 2009 from Lockheed Martin Corporation, where he had been director, engineering processes, and director, mission assurance. Prior to that, Mr. Sturges was vice president, engineering and total quality, at Loral Air Traffic Control/Lockheed Martin Air Traffic Management, and C3I Strategic Business Area director for Loral Tactical Defense Systems, Arizona. He is an associate fellow and past member of the Standards Executive Council and chair of the Systems Engineering Technical Committee of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and was twice chair of the Corporate Advisory Board for the International Council on Systems Engineering. Early in his career, Mr. Sturges was a naval aviator, instrument instructor and check pilot, and antisubmarine warfare officer for the U.S. Navy. He has a B.A. from the University of North Carolina and an M.S. and aeronautical engineer degree from the Naval Postgraduate School at Monterey.
ALEXANDRE BAYEN is the Liao-Cho Professor of Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley. He is a professor of electrical engineering and computer science and civil and environmental engineering and director of the Institute of Transportation Studies. He is also a faculty scientist in mechanical engineering at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He was a visiting researcher at NASA Ames Research Center from 2000 to 2003. Between January 2004 and December 2004, he worked as the research director of the Autonomous Navigation Laboratory at the Laboratoire de Recherches Balistiques et Aerodynamiques (Ministere de la Defense, Vernon, France), where he holds the rank of major. Dr. Bayen has authored two books and more than 150 articles in peer-reviewed journals and conferences. He is the recipient of the Ballhaus Award from Stanford University (2004) and the CAREER award from the National Science Foundation (2009), and he is a NASA Top 10 Innovator on Water Sustainability (2010). His projects Mobile Century and Mobile Millennium received the 2008 Best of ITS Award for Best Innovative Practice at the ITS World Congress and a TRANNY Award from the California Transportation Foundation (2009). Mobile Millennium has been featured more than 200 times in the media, including TV and radio (CBS, NBC, ABC, CNET, NPR, KGO, the BBC) as well as in the popular press (Wall Street
Journal, Washington Post, LA Times). Dr. Bayen is the recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) from the White House (2010) and the recipient of the Okawa Research Grant Award, the Ruberti Prize from IEEE, and the Huber Prize from ASCE. He received an engineering degree in applied mathematics from the Ecole Polytechnique, France; an M.S. degree in aeronautics and astronautics from Stanford University; and a Ph.D. in aeronautics and astronautics from Stanford University.
CHARLES R. FARRAR is the Engineering Institute leader at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and a laboratory fellow. This institute is a research and education collaboration between LANL and the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Jacobs School of Engineering with a research focus on multi-disciplinary projects that integrate advanced predictive modeling, novel sensing systems, and new approaches to information technology. He has 33 years’ experience at LANL. Dr. Farrar’s research interests focus on developing integrated hardware and software solutions for monitoring the health of structures. The results of this research have been documented in more than 400 publications as well as numerous keynote lectures at international conferences. Additional professional activities include an associate editor position for Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics and the development of a short course entitled “Structural Health Monitoring: A Statistical Pattern Recognition Approach,” which has been offered more than 30 times at conferences and to industry and government agencies in Asia, Australia, Europe, and the United States. Dr. Farrar is also an adjunct professor in the Structural Engineering Department at UCSD where he teaches a graduate course on structural health monitoring. In 2007, he was elected a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He received a Ph.D. in civil engineering from the University of New Mexico in 1988.
MARYE ANNE FOX is the former chancellor of UCSD. She has received honorary degrees from 12 institutions in the United States and abroad, and in October 2010, President Barack Obama awarded Dr. Fox the National Medal of Science, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on scientists, engineers, and inventors. Previously, she was chancellor at North Carolina State University, and she spent 22 years at the University of Texas where she advanced to vice president for research and held the Waggoner Regents Chair in Chemistry. Dr. Fox is a member of the National Academy of Sciences. She earned a bachelor’s degree in science from Notre Dame College, a master’s degree in science from Cleveland State University, and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Dartmouth College.
SANTIAGO GRIJALVA is an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He joined the faculty in 2009. He is the director of the Advanced Computational Electricity Systems Laboratory, where he conducts research on real-time power system control, informatics, and economics, and renewable energy integration in power. In 2012, Dr. Grijalva was appointed as the Strategic Energy Institute associate director for electricity systems, responsible for coordinating large efforts on electricity research and policy at Georgia Tech. He was a post-doctoral fellow in power and energy systems at the University of Illinois from 2003 to 2004. From 1995 to 1997, he was with the Ecuadorian National Center for Energy Control as engineer and manager of the Real-Time EMS Software Department. From 2002 to 2009, he was with PowerWorld Corporation as a senior software architect and developer of innovative real-time and optimization applications used today by utilities, control centers, and universities in more than 60 countries. Dr. Grijalva is a leading researcher on ultra-reliable architectures for critical energy infrastructures. He has pioneered work on decentralized and autonomous power system control, renewable energy integration in power, and unified network models and applications. He is currently the principal investigator of various future electricity grid research projects for the Department of Energy, the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, the Electric Power Research Institute, and the Power Systems Engineering Research Center, as well as other government organizations, research consortia, and industrial sponsors. Dr. Grijalva received the electrical engineer degree from Escuela Politécnica Nacional (EPN)-Ecuador in 1994, the M.S. certificate in information systems from Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas (ESPE)-Ecuador in 1997, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, in 1999 and 2002, respectively.
HIMANSHU KHURANA is the senior manager for the Integrated Security Technologies section of the Knowledge Systems Laboratory at Honeywell Automation and Control Systems. The Integrated Security Technologies section focuses on research, development, and technology transition in cybersecurity, computer vision, surveillance, and biometrics. Dr. Khurana’s research interests lie in the area of distributed system security, especially as applied to large-scale distributed systems and critical infrastructures, and he has published 50 articles in this area. Prior to joining Honeywell, he was with the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and served as the co-principal investigator for the Trustworthy Cyber Infrastructure for Power Center (now the TCIPG). He has been involved with several smart grid initiatives, including the North American Synchrophasor Initiative, the National Institute of Standards and Technol-
ogy Cyber Security Working Group, DNP3 Technical Committee, and in developing relevant cyber security standards. He obtained his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, College Park.
PANGANAMALA R. KUMAR, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Texas A&M University, obtained his B. Tech. degree in electrical engineering (electronics) from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras in 1973, and the M.S. and D.Sc. degrees in systems science and mathematics from Washington University, St. Louis, in 1975 and 1977, respectively. From 1977-1984, Dr. Kumar was a faculty member in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. From 1985-2011 he was a faculty member in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Coordinated Science Laboratory at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Currently, he is at Texas A&M University, where he is a university distinguished professor and holds the College of Engineering chair in computer engineering. Dr. Kumar has worked on problems in game theory, adaptive control, stochastic systems, simulated annealing, neural networks, machine learning, queueing networks, manufacturing systems, scheduling, wafer fabrication plants, and information theory. His current research is focused on stochastic systems, energy systems, wireless networks, secure networking, automated transportation, and CPS. Dr. Kumar is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering (NAE) and the World Academy of Sciences. He was awarded an honorary doctorate by ETH in Zurich. He received the IEEE Field Award for Control Systems, the American Automatic Control Council (AACC) Donald P. Eckman Award, the Fred W. Ellersick Prize of the IEEE Communications Society, the Outstanding Contribution Award of the ACM Special Interest Group on Mobility of Systems, Users, Data and Computing (SIGMOBILE), the Infocom Achievement Award, and SIGMOBILE Test-of-Time Paper Award. He is a fellow of IEEE and an ACM fellow. He was a guest chair professor and leader of the Guest Chair Professor Group on Wireless Communication and Networking at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. He is a D. J. Gandhi Distinguished Visiting Professor at IIT Bombay. He is an honorary professor at IIT Hyderabad. He was awarded the Distinguished Alumnus Award from IIT Madras, the Alumni Achievement Award from Washington University in St. Louis, and the Daniel C. Drucker Eminent Faculty Award from the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois.
INSUP LEE is the Cecilia Fitler Moore Professor of Computer and Information Science and director of PRECISE Center, which he founded in 2008, at the University of Pennsylvania. He also holds a secondary appointment in the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering.
Dr. Lee received a B.S. degree with honors in mathematics from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, in 1977, and a Ph.D. degree in computer science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in 1983. His research interests include CPS, real-time systems, embedded and hybrid systems, formal methods and tools, high-confidence medical device systems, run-time verification, software certification, and trust management. The theme of his research activities has been to assure and improve the correctness, safety, and timeliness of life-critical embedded systems. Dr. Lee and his student received the best paper award at the IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS) 2003 on compositional schedulability analysis. His papers also received the best paper award in IEEE RTSS 2012, the best student paper at the IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium 2012, and the co-best paper at the Eighth Annual Collaboration, Electronic Messaging, Anti-Abuse, and Spam Conference (CEAS) 2011. Recently, he has been working in medical CPS and security of CPS. He has served on many program committees and chaired several international conferences and workshops, including IEEE RTSS, IEEE RTCSA (International Conference on Embedded and Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications), IEEE ISORC (International Symposium on Real-Time Computing), CONCUR (International Conference on Concurrency Theory), ACM EMSOFT (International Conference on Embedded Software), ACM/IEEE ICCPS (International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems), and HCMDSS/MD PnP (High Confidence Medical Devices, Software, and Systems and Medical Device Plug-and-Play Interoperability). Dr. Lee has also served on various steering and advisory committees of technical societies, including CPS Week, Embedded Systems Week, ACM Special Interest Group on Embedded Systems, IEEE Technical Committee on Real-Time Systems (TC-RTS), RV (Runtime Verification), and ATVA (Automated Technology for Verification and Analysis). He has served on the editorial boards on the several scientific journals, including IEEE Transactions on Computers, Formal Methods in System Design, and Real-Time Systems Journal. He is a founding co-editor-in-chief of KIISE Journal of Computing Science and Engineering since 2007. He was chair of IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Real-Time Systems (2003-2004) and an IEEE Computer Science Distinguished Visitor Speaker (2004-2006). Dr. Lee was a member of Technical Advisory Group of President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology Networking and Information Technology (2006-2007). He received an appreciation plague from Ministry of Science, IT and Future Planning, South Korea, for speaking at the Universal Linkage for Top Research Advisor (ULTRA) Program Forum in 2013. He is an IEEE fellow and received an IEEE TC-RTS Outstanding Technical Achievement and Leadership Award in 2008.
WILLIAM MILAM is a technical expert at the Ford Research and Innovation Center, Ford Motor Company. His research addresses modeling and implementation of advanced technology automotive engines for improved fuel economy and emissions, and improvements in systems engineering processes for the design of automotive embedded systems. He is a senior member of the IEEE and a member of SAE International (formerly the Society of Automotive Engineers). Mr. Milam serves as a member of the SAE Electronic Design Automation Standards Committee and the SAE Architecture Analysis and Design Language Standards Committee and chairs the SAE Model Based Embedded Systems Engineering Task Force.
SANJOY K. MITTER received his Ph.D. degree from the Imperial College of Science and Technology in 1965. He taught at Case Western Reserve University from 1965 to 1969. He joined the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1969 where he has been a professor of electrical engineering since 1973. Dr. Mitter was the director of the MIT Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems from 1981 to 1999. He has also been a professor of mathematics at the Scuola Normale, Pisa, Italy, from 1986 to 1996. He has held visiting positions at Imperial College, London; University of Groningen, Holland; INRIA, France; Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India and ETH, Zürich, Switzerland; and several American universities. In 2012, Dr. Mitter was the Ulam Scholar at LANL and the John von Neumann Visiting Professor in Mathematics at the Technical University of Munich, Germany. He was awarded the AACC Richard E. Bellman Control Heritage Award in 2007. He was the McKay Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, in 2000 and held the Russell-Severance-Springer Chair in fall 2003. He is a fellow of IEEE and a member of the NAE. Dr. Mitter is the winner of the 2000 IEEE Control Systems award. He was elected a foreign member of Istituto Veneto di Scienze, ed Arti, in 2003. His current research interests are communication and control in a networked environment, the relationship of statistical and quantum physics to information theory and control, and autonomy and adaptiveness for integrative organization.
JOSÉ M.F. MOURA is the Philip and Marsha Dowd University Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), and, by courtesy, a professor of biomedical engineering. He is a member of the NAE, a fellow of the U.S. National Academy of Inventors, a corresponding member of the Portugal Academy of Science, an IEEE fellow, and a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Dr. Moura has been a visiting professor at New York University (2013-2014), a visiting professor at MIT (2006-2007, 1999-2000,
and 1984-1986), a visiting scholar at the University of Southern California (Summers of 1979-1981), and was on the faculty of Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) (Portugal). His research interests are in data science and statistical signal and image processing. Two of his patents (co-inventor Alec Kavcic) are found in more than 3 billion hard drives of over 60 percent of all computers sold since 2003 and were the subject of a $750 million settlement in 2016 between CMU and Marvell. Current research projects include data analytics for unstructured big data, distributed inference in networks, SPIRAL (an intelligent compiler), nondestructive health-monitoring systems, bioimaging, signal processing on Graphs, and image/video processing. Dr. Moura’s work has been sponsored by Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, National Institutes of Health, Office of Naval Research, Army Research Office, Air Force Office of Scientific Research, and National Science Foundation (NSF) grants and several industrial grants. Dr. Moura received the IEEE Signal Processing Society Award for outstanding technical contributions and leadership in signal processing and the IEEE Signal Processing Society Technical Achievement Award for fundamental contributions to statistical signal processing. He is vice president for technical activities and serves on the board of directors of the IEEE, served as IEEE Division IX director (2012-2013), and was the president of the IEEE Signal Processing Society (2008-2009). He was editor-in-chief of IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, acting editor-in-chief for IEEE Signal Processing Letters, and was on the editorial board of ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks and IEEE Proceedings. He served on several IEEE boards, including the Education Activities Board (2010) and the IEEE Technical Activities Board (TAB) (2008-2009). He holds D.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering from MIT and an electrical science degree from IST (Portugal).
GEORGE J. PAPPAS is the Joseph Moore Professor and Chair of the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania. He also holds a secondary appointment in the Departments of Computer and Information Sciences, and Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics. He is member of the GRASP Laboratory and the PRECISE Center. Dr. Pappas has previously served as deputy dean for research in the School of Engineering and Applied Science. His research focuses on control theory and, in particular, hybrid systems; embedded systems; hierarchical and distributed control systems, with applications to unmanned aerial vehicles; distributed robotics; green buildings; and biomolecular networks. He is a fellow of IEEE and has received various awards, such as the Antonio Ruberti Young Researcher Prize, the George S. Axelby Award, and the NSF PECASE. Dr. Pappas received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1998.
PAULO TABUADA is a professor of electrical engineering and vice chair for graduate affairs at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Between January 2002 and July 2003, he was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Pennsylvania. After spending 3 years at the University of Notre Dame as an assistant professor, he joined the Electrical Engineering Department at UCLA, where he established and directs the Cyber-Physical Systems Laboratory. Dr. Tabuada’s research interests include modeling, analysis, design, control, and security of CPS. He received his “Licenciatura” degree in aerospace engineering from IST (Portugal) in 1998 and his Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering in 2002 from the Institute for Systems and Robotics, a private research institute associated with IST. Dr. Tabuada’s contributions to CPS have been recognized by multiple awards, including the NSF CAREER award in 2005, the AACC Donald P. Eckman Award in 2009, and the IEEE Control Systems Society George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award in 2011. In 2009, he co-chaired the International Conference Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control (HSCC’09), and in 2012, he was program co-chair for the 3rd International Federation of Automatic Control Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems (NecSys’12). He also served on the editorial board of IEEE Embedded Systems Letters and IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. His latest book, Verification and Control of Hybrid Systems: A Symbolic Approach, was published in 2009.
MANUELA M. VELOSO is the Herbert A. Simon Professor in the Computer Science Department, School of Computer Science, at CMU and the department head of the Machine Learning Department. She holds courtesy appointments in the Robotics Institute, the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, and Mechanical Engineering Department. Dr. Veloso researches in artificial intelligence and robotics. She founded and directs the CORAL research group for the study of multiagent systems where agents collaborate, observe, reason, act, and learn. Dr. Veloso is a fellow of IEEE, AAAS, and the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI). She was president of AAAI and president of the RoboCup Federation. She received the 2009 ACM/SIGART Autonomous Agents Research Award for her contributions to agents in uncertain and dynamic environments, including distributed robot localization and world modeling, strategy selection in multiagent systems in the presence of adversaries, and robot learning from demonstration. Dr. Veloso and her students have contributed a variety of autonomous robots, for robot soccer, education, and service robots. More recently, she introduced symbiotic robot autonomy, in which robots are autonomous but aware of their perceptual, cognitive, and actuation limitations and can proactively ask for help from humans, other robots, and the web. For the past 3 years,
following robust localization, task planning, and symbiotic autonomy, her collaborative service robots, CoBots, have navigated for more than 1,000 km in the multifloor buildings at CMU. Dr. Veloso holds a Ph.D. in computer science from CMU and B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from IST (Portugal).
JON EISENBERG is director of the Computer Science and Telecommunications Board (CSTB) of the National Academies. He has also been study director for a diverse body of work, including a series of studies exploring Internet and broadband policy and networking and communications technologies. In 1995-1997 he was a AAAS Science, Engineering, and Diplomacy fellow at the U.S. Agency for International Development, where he worked on technology transfer and information and telecommunications policy issues. Dr. Eisenberg received his Ph.D. in physics from the University of Washington and B.S. in physics with honors from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
VIRGINIA BACON TALATI is a program officer for the CSTB. She formerly served as a program associate with the Frontiers of Engineering program at the NAE. Prior to her work at the National Academies, she served as a senior project assistant in education technology at the National School Boards Association. Ms. Bacon Talati has a B.S. in science, technology, and culture from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an M.P.P. from George Mason University, with a focus in science and technology policy.
SHENAE BRADLEY is an admistrative assistant at the CSTB. She currently provides support for the Committee on Sustaining Growth in Computing Performance, the Committee on Wireless Technology Prospects and Policy Options, and the Computational Thinking for Everyone: A Workshop Series Planning Committee, to name a few. Prior to this, she served as an administrative assistant for the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust and managed a number of Apartment Rental Communities for Edgewood Management Corporation in the Maryland/DC/Delaware metropolitan areas.
CHRISTOPHER JONES was an associate program officer for the CSTB. He joined the National Academies in 2016 as a Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Fellow for the Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy. Prior to this, he was a start-up founder working in the connected car and energy efficiency domain, a White House fellow working
on material science and water issues, and a Fulbright grantee assessing heavy metal contaminant removal technologies for drinking water. Dr. Jones received his Ph.D. and M.A. degrees from Rice University and B.S. from the Florida State University, all in chemistry.