F. Luis Pagola was born in Vitoria, Spain, in 1948. He obtained the degree of Doctor Ingeniero Industrial from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid in 1987, and the degree of Ingeniero Electromecánico, Electrical Engineering, from ICAI in 1970. He is full Professor in the School of Engineering of the Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid, Spain. From 1995 to 2001 he served as Director of this School. His areas of interest include theory and applications of automatic control; digital and adaptive control; electric power systems stability, control, modeling, measuring and relaying techniques; power electronics and electrical drives. He has published class notes (in Spanish) on Automatic Control, Digital Control and Dynamic Systems, and around 40 papers.