Dr. Salman Mohagheghi is a member of the faculty of the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at the Colorado School of Mines. With several years of industry experience as a Senior R&D Scientist with ABB Corporate Research, Dr. Mohagheghi combines industry practices with the latest theoretical advances in energy systems, communication networks, and mathematical optimization in order to devise solutions for automation, security, and situational awareness in the modern industrial and energy systems. Dr. Mohagheghi is a Senior Member of the IEEE. He is the ANSI representative at the IEC Technical Committee 57 Working Group 17: "Power System IED Communication and Associated Data Models for Distributed Energy Resources and Distribution Automation". Also, he is a member of the working groups "IEEE P61158: Standard for Industrial Hard Real-Time Communication" and "IEEE P2660.1: Recommendation Practices on Industrial Agents."