S. Joe Qin, IEEE Fellow, is the Fluor Professor of Process Engineering and Vice Dean at the Viterbi School of Engineering at University of Southern California. He obtained his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Automatic Control from Tsinghua University in 1984 and 1987, respectively, and Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering from University of Maryland at College Park in 1992. His research interests include statistical process monitoring, fault diagnosis, model predictive control, system identification, run-to-run control, and control performance monitoring. He is a Co-Director of the Texas-Wisconsin-California Control Consortium He is a recipient of the National Science Foundation CAREER Award, the 2011 Northrop Grumman Best Teaching award at Viterbi School of Engineering, the DuPont Young Professor Award, Halliburton/Brown & Root Young Faculty Excellence Award, and an IFAC Best Paper Prize for a paper published in Control Engineering Practice. He is currently an Associate Editor for Journal of Process Control and IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, and a Member of the Editorial Board for Journal of Chemometrics. He served as an Editor for Control Engineering Practice and an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology.