D. Richard Brown III received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from The University of Connecticut in 1992 and 1996, respectively, and received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University in 2000. From 1992-1997, he was with General Electric Electrical Distribution and Control. Since August 2000, he has been with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Worcester, Massachusetts, where he is currently a Professor and Department Head. He also held an appointment as a Visiting Associate Professor at Princeton University from August 2007 to June 2008 and an appointment as a Program Director at the National Science Foundation from January 2016 to July 2018. His research interests are currently in machine learning, wireless communications, synchronization, distributed computing, and game-theoretic analysis of communication networks.