Hojjat Adeli received his Ph.D. from Stanford University within 30 months in 1976 at the age of 26. He is currently an Academy Professor at The Ohio State University where he held the Abba G. Lichtenstein Professorship for ten years. He has authored 630 research and scientific publications in various fields of computer science, engineering, applied mathematics, and medicine, including 16 ground-breaking high-technology books, and holds a United States patent in the area of design optimization. He is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the international research journals Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, now in 37th year of publication, and Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering, now in 30th year of publication. He has also been the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Neural Systems since 2005. He has been on the editorial board of 145 journals. He is the recipient of 73 awards and honors including seven Honorary Doctorates and several Honorary Professorships. In 1998 he received the Distinguished Scholar Award, The Ohio State University’s highest research award “in recognition of extraordinary accomplishment in research and scholarship”. In 2010, he was profiled as an Engineering Legend in the ASCE journal of Leadership and Management in Engineering. He is a member of Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences, a corresponding member of the Spanish Royal Academy of Engineering, a foreign member of Academia Europaea, Lithuanian Academy of Sciences and Polish Academy of Science, a Distinguished Member of ASCE, and a Fellow of AAAS, IEEE, AIMBE, and American Neurological Association. He is a Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researcher in three categories of Computer Science, Engineering, and Cross Field.