Dr. Ali Mosleh is Distinguished Professor and holder of the Evalyn Knight Chair in Engineering at the University of California in Los Angeles. Prior to that he was the Nicole J. Kim Eminent Professor of Engineering and Director of the Center for Risk and Reliability at the University of Maryland. Dr. Mosleh is also a Fellow of the Society for Risk Analysis, and the American Nuclear Society, recipient of several scientific achievement awards, and consultant and technical advisor to numerous national and international organizations. In 2004 he was appointed by President George W. Bush to the U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board. He continued to serve on the board under President Obama until 2012.