Per Reinhall is Professor and Chair of the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Washington (UW) and the Chief Technology Officer for VICIS. He is also the Director of the Boeing Advanced Research Center at UW. Dr. Reinhall obtained his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Washington and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Applied Mechanics from Caltech. His main research interests include dynamical systems, mechanics, acoustics, and biomechanics with a focus on the development of biomedical devices, noise, shock and vibration control, and automated assembly. Dr. Reinhall is a UW Presidential Entrepreneurial Faculty Fellow.