Stanisław (Stan) H. Żak (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) ) is Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN. He has worked in various areas of control, optimization, fuzzy systems, and neural networks. He is a co-author of Topics in the Analysis of Linear Dynamical Systems published in 1984 by the Polish Scientific Publishers (PWN) in Warsaw, Poland. He is also a co-author with E. K. P. Chong of An Introduction to Optimization whose fourth edition was published by Wiley-Interscience in 2013. He is the author of Systems and Control, published in 2003 by Oxford University Press. He is also a past Associate Editor of Dynamics and Control, the IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, and the Springer’s Computing.