Dr. Wenbin Yu, currently a Professor in School of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Purdue University, received his PhD in Aerospace Engineering from Georgia Tech in 2002. He is also the CTO of AnalySwift LLC and Associate Director of the cdmHUB. His expertise is in micromechanics and structural mechanics with applications to composite/smart materials. He has authored over 150 refereed technical articles and developed several computer codes which are being extensively used in many government labs, universities, research institutes and companies. His research has been funded by both federal agencies and private industry. His recent honors include ASME Fellow, AIAA Associate Fellow, ASEE Outstanding New Mechanics Educator, Georgia Tech Outstanding Young Engineering Alumni, Utah Aerospace Engineering Educator of the Year, USU Technology Entrepreneur of the Year, USU College of Engineering Outstanding Researcher of the Year (twice), USU MAE 2006-2010 5-Year Outstanding Researcher, MAE Outstanding Researcher of the Year (thrice), and MAE Outstanding Teacher of the Year.