Dr. Serdar Uckun has over 20 years of experience as a corporate executive and R&D leader for world-class organizations including NASA, Xerox PARC, and Rockwell Science Center. His interest areas include Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), diagnostics, prognostics, and machine health. Most recently, Dr. Uckun has founded CyDesign Labs to develop an innovative platform for model-based design (later acquired by ESI Group). He has degrees in Medicine (M.D., Ege University), Biomedical Engineering (M.S., Bogazici University and Ph.D., Vanderbilt University), and Computer Science (Postdoc, Stanford University). He lives in Cambridge, MA.