Miroslav Krstic holds the Daniel L. Alspach endowed chair and is the founding director of the Cymer Center for Control Systems and Dynamics at UC San Diego. He also serves as Associate Vice Chancellor for Research at UCSD. Krstic is a recipient of the PECASE, NSF Career, and ONR Young Investigator Awards, as well as the Axelby and Schuck Paper Prizes. Krstic was the first recipient of the UCSD Research Award in the area of engineering (immediately following the Nobel laureate in Chemistry Roger Tsien) and has held the Russell Severance Springer Distinguished Visiting Professorship at UC Berkeley and the Harold W. Sorenson Distinguished Professorship at UCSD. He is a Fellow of IEEE and IFAC and serves as Senior Editor in IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control and Automatica. He has served as Vice President of the IEEE Control Systems Society and chair of the IEEE CSS Fellow Committee. Krstic has coauthored nine books on adaptive, nonlinear, and stochastic control, extremum seeking, control of PDE systems including turbulent flows, and control of delay systems.