Aghil Yousefi-Koma was born in 1963 and received his B.Sc and M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran, in 1987 and 1990 respectively. Prof. Yousefi-Koma got his PhD. in Aerospace Engineering, Carleton University, Canada, in 1997. He has over 10 years of research and industrial experience in the areas of control and dynamic systems, vibrations, smart structures and materials at National Research Council Canada (NRC), TechSpace Aero Canada (SNECMA group), and Canadian Space Agency (CSA). Later he moved to the School of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Tehran in 2005 where he is a professor and the head of Center of Advanced Systems and Technologies (CAST), at University of Tehran. His main research interests include micro aerial vehicles, micro underwater vehicles, active control systems, smart structures and materials, structural dynamics and control, robotic systems, mechatronics, and experimental mechanics.