Richard D. Braatz is the Edwin R. Gilliland Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where he does research in process data analytics, design, and control of advanced manufacturing systems. He received MS and PhD from the California Institute of Technology and was the Millennium Chair and Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University before moving to MIT. He is the senior author of the textbook Fault Detection and Diagnosis in Industrial Systems. He has consulted or collaborated with more than 20 companies including DuPont, IBM, United Technologies Corporation, and Novartis. Honors include the Donald P. Eckman Award from the American Automatic Control Council, the Curtis W. McGraw Research Award from the Engineering Research Council, the IEEE Control Systems Society Transition to Practice Award, and the AIChE CAST Computing in Chemical Engineering Award. He is a Fellow of IEEE, IFAC, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.