Rafal Goebel received his M.Sc. degree in mathematics in 1994 from the University of Maria Curie Sklodowska in Lublin, Poland, and his Ph.D. degree in mathematics in 2000 from University of Washington, Seattle. He held a postdoctoral position at the Departments of Mathematics at the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada, 2000 -- 2002; a postdoctoral and part-time research positions at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara, 2002 -- 2005; and a part-time teaching position at the Department of Mathematics at the University of Washington, 2004 -- 2007 In 2008, he joined the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Loyola University Chicago. His interests include convex, nonsmooth, and set-valued analysis; control theory, including optimal control; hybrid dynamical systems; and optimization. .....