Marion O. Hagler served as Guest Editor for the August 1996 special issue and as Co-Editor for the Rapid Publication Supplement in the November 1997 and November 1998 issues of the IEEE Transactions on Education. He is P. W. Horn Professor of Electrical Engineering and Senior Associate Dean of Engineering at Texas Tech University. He is a member of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) TAB/PAB (Technical Activities Board/Publications Activities Board) Electronic Products Committee. He serves as chair of the Educational Products Committee of the IEEE Educational Activities Board and on the Administrative Committee of the IEEE Education Society. He has served as Chair of the IEEE Awards Board, President of the National Electrical Engineering Department Heads Association and as Chair of the Steering Committee for the Frontiers in Education Conference. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, the Optical Society of American and the Society for Design and Process Science.