Hsiao-Dong Chiang (M’87–SM’91–F’97) received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering and computer sciences from the University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA. Since 1998, he has been a Professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA. His current research interests include nonlinear systems, power networks, nonlinear computation, nonlinear optimization, and their practical applications. He and his team members have published more than 400 referred papers with the H factor of 53. He holds 20 U.S. and overseas patents and several consultant positions. He is the author of two books: Direct Methods for Stability Analysis of Electric Power Systems: Theoretical Foundations, BCU Methodologies, and Applications (Hoboken, NJ, USA: Wiley, 2011) and (with Luis F. Alberto) Stability Regions of Nonlinear Dynamical Systems: Theory, Estimation, and Applications (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2015). He has served as an associate editor for three different IEEE transactions and journals, and served as a board member for IEEJ Japan, and is the founder and President of Bigwood Systems, Inc (established in 1995)., and of Global Optimal Technology, Inc. (established in 2000), both located in Ithaca, NY, USA.