Berj L. Bardakjian PhD, PEng: He is currently a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Toronto. He is an associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering and was an associate editor for Annals of Biomedical Engineering. He has over 150 peer-reviewed publications and four patents. His main research interests are neural engineering, electrical rhythms of the brain, EEG based classification of brain states, detection/prediction and abolishment of epileptic seizures, modeling of nonlinear neural systems, signal processing of nonstationary bioelectric signals, biological clocks, and biomedical applications of machinelearning approaches. His previous awards and positions included being a Medical Research Council of Canada (MRC) postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Physiology, then MRC Scholar in the Institute of Biomedical Engineering, at the University of Toronto, and an investigator in the Playfair Neuroscience Unit at the Toronto Western Hospital. He received the “Bionetics Outstanding Canadian Bioengineer” Award from the Canadian Medical and Biological Society (CMBES). His research funding is provided by grants from CIHR, NSERC, and the Ontario Brain Institute.