DEEPA KUNDUR is currently the Chair of the Division of Engineering Science and a Professor and the Director of the Centre for Power & Information, The Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Toronto. From January 2003 to December 2012, she was a faculty member with the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University, and from September 1999 to December 2002, she was a faculty member with the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Toronto. She is an author of more than 200 journal and conference papers. Her research interests lie at the interface of cyber security, signal processing, and complex dynamical networks. She is also a recognized authority on cyber security issues and has appeared as an expert in popular television, radio, and print media. She has participated on several editorial boards and is currently on the Advisory Board of IEEE Spectrum. She is currently the General Chair for the 2018 GlobalSIP Symposium on Information Processing, Learning and Optimization for Smart Energy Infrastructures and the TPC Co-Chair for IEEE SmartGridComm 2018. Recently, she was also the Symposium Co-Chair for the Communications for the Smart Grid Track of ICC 2017, the General Chair for the Workshop on Communications, Computation and Control for Resilient Smart Energy Systems at ACM e-Energy 2016, the General Chair for the Workshop on Cyber-Physical Smart Grid Security and Resilience at GLOBECOM 2016, the General Chair for the Symposium on Signal and Information Processing for Smart Grid Infrastructures at GlobalSIP 2016, the General Chair for the 2015 International Conference on Smart Grids for Smart Cities, the General Chair for the 2015 Smart Grid Resilience (SGR) Workshop at IEEE GLOBECOM 2015, and the General Chair for the IEEE GlobalSIP’15 Symposium on Signal and Information Processing for Optimizing Future Energy Systems.,Professor Kundur's research has received best paper recognitions at numerous venues including the 2015 IEEE Smart Grid Communications Conference, the 2015 IEEE Electrical Power and Energy Conference, the 2012 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical & Computer Engineering, the 2011 Cyber Security and Information Intelligence Research Workshop, and the 2008 IEEE INFOCOM Workshop on Mission Critical Networks. She has also been the recipient of teaching awards at both the University of Toronto and Texas A&M University. She is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering.