Rahul Mangharam is an Associate Professor of Electricial and Systems Engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Science. He is a founding member of the PRECISE Center and directs mLAB - Real-Time and Embedded Systems Lab at Penn. His interests are in cyber-physical systems which involves the tight coupling of communication, computation and control with physical systems. His current focus is on applications within medical devices, energy efficient buildings, automotive system and industrial wireless control networks. He is a faculty collaborator with the Center for Environmental Building and Design.