Kim Fowler has spent over 35 years in the design, development, and project management of medical, military, and satellite equipment. His interest is the rigorous development of diverse, mission-critical, embedded systems. Kim has worked for several companies designing embedded systems and consulted for both commercial companies and government agencies. He co-founded Stimsoft, a medical products company, in 1998 and sold it in 2003. Kim is a Fellow of the IEEE and has been President of the IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Society for 2010 and 2011, Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE I&M Magazine, and an adjunct professor for the Johns Hopkins University Engineering Professional Program. He has published widely with nearly 200 papers, articles, and columns; he has written four textbooks on engineering and instrument design over the past 20 years. He has 18 patents – granted, pending, or disclosed. In December 2018, Kim graduated with a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Kansas State University.