Dr. Muhammad Ali Masood Cheema (M’ 16) received the B. Sc. (first-class honors) with gold medal and M.Sc. degrees both in electrical engineering from the University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore, Pakistan in 2008 and 2012 respectively. He obtained the PhD degree in Electrical Engineering the University of New South Wales, Australia in 2016. He is Head of Research and Special Design at Northern Transformer Inc, Canada, focusing on the design and optimization of high voltage power transformers. He is also a visiting fellow in energy system research group at UNSW, Australia, where he is contributing towards the developments of advanced nonlinear control schemes for multiphase permanent magnet machines machines. His research interests include medium voltage power electronics, electrical drives, energy conversion, nonlinear control and convex optimization of electric machine design.