Professor Lamine Mili received an Electrical Engineering Diploma from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, in 1976, and the Ph. D. degree from the University of Liege, Belgium, in 1987. He is presently a Professor at the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and a Program Director at the Northern Virginia Center of Virginia Tech. He worked at the Planning Department and the Test and Meter Laboratories of the Tunisian electric utility, STEG, in Tunisia, from 1976 till 1981. Dr. Mili is a co-founder and co-editor of the International Journal of Critical Infrastructures. His research interests include risk management of catastrophic failures in complex networks, enhancement of the resilience and sustainability of coupled electric power and communications systems, distributed and coordinated control of large-scale systems, bifurcation theory in electric power systems, and robust statistics as applied to signal processing.