Professor Joseph Mizrahi received his BSc degree in aerospace engineering, the MSc degree in mechanics and the DSc degree in biomechanics, all from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa. He is a professor of biomedical engineering at the Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Technion and is the incumbent of the Pearl Milch Chair of Biomedical Engineering Sciences and Fellow of the AIMBE. For 18 years, he also served as Head of the Biomechanics Laboratory at the Loewenstein Rehabilitation Center in Israel. He held visiting positions with several Universities, including Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Harvard, Cape Town, Hong Kong Polytechnic and Drexel. During 2004-2009 he served as Dean of the Faculty of Biomedical Engineering at the Technion. Other academic responsibilities included memberships in the Technion Senate Steering and other committees. He is principal author of some 250 publications, including journal articles, books, book chapters and conference proceedings, and he holds several editorial responsibilities. His major research interests are in rehabilitation engineering and orthopedic biomechatronics.