Mohammad Noori is a professor of Mechanical Engineering at Cal Poly, a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineering and a recipient of the Japan Society for Promotion of Science Fellowship. Noori’s work in nonlinear random vibrations, seismic isolation and application of artificial intelligence methods for structural health monitoring is widely cited. He has authored over 250 refereed papers, including over 120 journal articles, 6 scientific books, and has edited 25 technical, and special journals, volumes. Noori has supervised over 90 graduate students and post-doc scholars, and has presented over 100 keynotes, plenary, and invited talks. He is the founding executive editor of an international journal and has served on the editorial boards, and/or as associate editor, of over 10 other journals and as a member of numerous scientific and advisory boards. He has been a Distinguished Visiting Professor at several highly ranked global universities, and directed the Sensors Program at the National Science Foundation in 2014. He has been a founding director or co-founder of three industry-university research centers and held Chair professorships at two major universities. He served as the dean of engineering at Cal Poly for five years, was the Head of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and RJ Reynolds Professor at NC State University, and the Head of Mechanical Engineering and Higgins Professor at WPI. He has also served as the Chair of the national committee of mechanical engineering department heads, and was one of 7 co-founders of the National Institute of Aerospace, establish through 15-year $379M contract, in partnership with NASA Langley Research Center. Noori also serves as the Chief Technical Advisor for several scientific organizations and industries. He is also the founding editor of a Book Series for CRC/Taylor & Francis.