Mory Gharib - California Institute of Technology

Mory Gharib is the Hans W. Liepmann Professor of Aeronautics and Bio-Inspired Engineering and Director of the Graduate Aerospace Laboratories at the California Institute of Technology. He also serves as Director of the recently established Center for Automated Systems and Technologies (CAST). As Director of CAST, he oversees the interdisciplinary research that brings together the science and engineering of current and future autonomous systems and technologies under one roof, unifying artificial intelligence, machine learning, aeronautics, controls and robotics. Mory is the recipient of the 2016 G. I. Taylor Medal from the Society of Engineering Science and he received the American Physical Society’s Fluid Dynamics award in 2015. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering; and he is a Fellow (Charter) of the National Academy of Inventors, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Physical Society, the American Society of Mechanical Engineering and the International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering. He holds 105 US patents in the fields of advanced imaging and medical devices.