Michael Keidar is A. James Clark Professor of Engineering. His research concerns plasma physics and engineering with application in plasma medicine, advanced spacecraft propulsion, and plasma-based nanotechnology. He has authored over 320 journal articles, 300 conference papers, author of textbook “Plasma Engineering” and book “Plasma Cancer Therapy” . He received 2017 Davidson award in plasma physics. In 2016 he received AIAA Engineer of the Year award for his work on micropropulsion resulted in successful launch of nanosatellite with thrusters developed by his laboratory. Prof. Keidar serves as an Editor in chief of Journal of Electric Propulsion, AIP Advances academic editor, Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions in Radiation and Plasma Medical Sciences and member of editorial board of half dozen of journals. He is elected Fellow of National Academy of Investors, Fellow of American Physical Society and Fellow of American Institute of Astronautics and Aeronautics. He is elected President of the Electric Rocket Propulsion Society.