Mahmut Reyhanoglu is currently Director of Robotics Engineering, Columbus State University (CSU), Georgia, USA. Prior to joining CSU, he was the Glaxo Wellcome Distinguished Professor of Engineering, University of North Carolina at Asheville, USA. His extensive research makes use of advanced mathematical techniques and models that arise from fundamental physical principles. His major research interests are in the areas of nonlinear dynamical systems and control theory, with particular emphasis on applications to mechanical and aerospace systems, robotics, and mechatronics. He has edited five books and authored/co-authored five book chapters and more than 140 peer-reviewed journal/proceedings papers. He served on the Transactions on Automatic Control Editorial Board and the Control Systems Society Conference Editorial Board of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He also served as a member of the International Program Committee for several conferences and as a member of the Guidance, Navigation, and Control Technical Committee of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). He is currently an editor of the International Journal of Aerospace Engineering and Electronics.