Stephen currently serves as professor of electrical engineering and director of the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering. He received master’s and doctoral degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University. From 1988 to 2002, he served on the faculty of Case Western Reserve University where he held appointments in the Departments of Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics; Systems, Control and Industrial Engineering; and subsequently Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. From 1995 to 2002, he also served as director of the Center for Automation and Intelligent System Research. In 2002, he joined the faculty of Arizona State University as professor of electrical engineering. He has held visiting positions at the NASA Glenn Research Center and at the University of Washington and is a Professional Engineer registered in the state of Ohio. His expertise includes the application and integration of microsystems, MEMS and flexible electronics, system identification and adaptive control, and assessment and improvement of novel delivery methods for accredited degree programs.