Dr. Adeel Khalid is a Professor of Systems Engineering at Kennesaw State University (KSU) in Marietta, Georgia. His expertise includes Multidisciplinary design and optimization of Aerospace systems. His industry experience includes working as a systems engineer at Avidyne Corporation. Dr. Khalid received his Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. He holds Master of Science degrees in the discipline of Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University, and Industrial, and Aerospace Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. His research is focused on system level design optimization and integration of disciplinary analyses.