Mingjun Zhang is an R&D engineer for Agilent Technologies, Palo Alto, California, where his work is focused on quantitative and automation approaches to life sciences and includes DNA gene-chip and protein microarray fabrication, modeling and control of drug delivery systems, and molecular diagnostics. He is Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Automated Science and Engineering, a member of the Nanomedicine Editorial Board. Dr. Zhang is also the coeditor of Life Science Automation Fundamentals and Applications (Artech House, 2007). He was awarded the first Early Career Award for industrial professionals by the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society in 2003. He received his D.Sc. from Washington University in St. Louis and his Ph.D. from Zhejiang University, China.