Qing Zhang is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Georgia. He received his Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from Brown University. He specializes in stochastic systems and control, filtering, and applications in finance. He has published five monographs on two-time scale Markovian systems and applications and over 200 research papers. Some recent research papers have appeared in top journals including Automatica, Mathematics of Operations Research, and SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization. He received Creative Research Medal from The University of Georgia for outstanding accomplishment in research and creativity and M.G. Michael Award from Franklin College of Arts and Sciences at University of Georgia for new initiatives in scholarship and excellence in research. He co-edited five books and was Associate Editor of Automatica, IEEE Transactions on Automatic control, and SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization. He is currently Corresponding Editor of SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization. He also served on a number of international conference organizing committees including Co-Chair of the organizing committee for the SIAM Conference on Control and Applications in 2017 and Co-Organizer of Modeling, Stochastic Control, Optimization, and Related Applications, May-June, 2018, The Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications, University of Minnesota.