Edward Griffor is the Associate Director for Cyber Physical Systems at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Prior to joining NIST, he served as Walter P. Chrysler Technical Fellow and Chair of the Chrysler Technology Council and served as Chair of the MIT Alliance. He was named NSF/NATO Postdoctoral Fellow in Science and Engineering in 1980 to the University of Oslo. Griffor was awarded a Ph.D. in mathematics at MIT and Habilitation in mathematics and engineering at Oslo. He has served on the engineering and mathematics research faculties of universities in the US, Europe, Asia and South America. Griffor is Adjunct to the Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics for biosystem modeling at the Wayne State University School of Medicine.