Michael V. Basin (SM’07, M’95) received his Ph.D. degree in Physical and Mathematical Sciences with major in Automatic Control and System Analysis from the Moscow Aviation University (MAI) in 1992. He is currently Full Professor with the Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon, Mexico, and Leading Researcher with ITMO University, St. Petersburg, Russia. Starting from 1992, Dr. Basin published more than 300 research papers in international referred journals and conference proceedings. He is the author of the monograph “New Trends in Optimal Filtering and Control for Polynomial and Time-Delay Systems,” published by Springer. His works are cited more than 3500 times (h index = 32). Dr. Basin has supervised 14 doctoral and 7 master's theses. He has served as the Editor-in-Chief and serves as the Co-Editor-in-Chief of Journal of The Franklin Institute, a Technical Editor of IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, an Associate Editor of Automatica, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems, IET-Control Theory and Applications, International Journal of Systems Science, Neural Networks. Dr. Basin was awarded a title of Highly Cited Researcher by Thomson Reuters, the publisher of Science Citation Index, in 2009; he is a regular member of the Mexican Academy of Sciences. His research interests include optimal filtering and control problems, stochastic systems, time-delay systems, identification, sliding mode control and variable structure systems.