Fotis Sotiropoulos is an Associate Professor in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering with joint appointment in the G. W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta. GA. He received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (Athens, Greece) in 1986, a MS in Aerospace Engineering from The Penn State University (State College, PA) in 1989, and a PhD in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH) in 1991. His research interests span a broad range of topics in computational fluid dynamics, cardiovascular fluid mechanics, hydraulics, environmental fluid mechanics, non-linear dynamics, and chaos. He is serving as an associate editor for the ASCE Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. He has authored and co-authored 80 journal papers, book chapters, and conference proceedings. He is a recipient of a NSF Career award and was invited by the National Academy of Engineers to participate in the 8th Annual Symposium on Frontiers of Engineering.