About the AuthorNabeel A. Riza, B.S. Illinois Institute of Technology, M.S., Ph.D. California Institute of Technology (Caltech), is Chair Professor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Department Head at University College Cork, Ireland. He is a 2007 IEEE Fellow. In 2001, Professor Riza received the ICO Prize from the International Commission for Optics and the Ernst Abbe Medal from the Carl Zeiss Foundation, Germany. He holds 44 U.S. patents.