Mahyar Fazlyab joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering as an assistant professor in July 2021. Before that, he was an assistant research professor at the Mathematical Institute for Data Science (MINDS) at Johns Hopkins University (JHU). Fazlyab received his Ph.D. in Electrical and Systems Engineering (ESE) from the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) in 2018, with a dual MA’s degree in Statistics from the Wharton School. He was also a postdoctoral fellow in the ESE Department at UPenn from 2018 to 2020. Fazylab’s research interests are at the intersection of optimization, control, and machine learning. His current research focus is on the safety and stability of learning-enabled autonomous systems. Fazlyab won the Joseph and Rosaline Wolf Best Doctoral Dissertation Award in 2019, awarded by the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania.