Dr. Robert E. Peck is Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and Emeritus Professor of Mechanical Engineering at ASU. His academic experience includes faculty positions at the University of Kentucky, Arizona State University, and a visiting appointment at the Technical University of Denmark. While at ASU he also served as Chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. His research interests include combustion processes, energy systems, air pollution control, and engineering education. He has authored over 60 articles in his field, has one U.S. patent, and has had more than 25 government/industry sponsored grants.