Brian Baker, a native of Atlanta, Ga., received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from a top engineering HBCU in 1998. He received his Masters and Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from a top technical southeastern University in 1999 and 2003, respectively. Dr. Baker has served as a Guest Editor for MONET and is currently an Associate Editor of 2 prominent STEM research journals. His research interests include network security, wireless networks, network traffic characterization and performance, and critical infrastructure security. He’s received the National Science Foundation CAREER award and was selected for DARPA’s Computer Science Study Panel. He is a member of AAAS, ASEE, a lifetime member of NSBE, a senior member of IEEE, and an ACM Distinguished Scientist.