Khaled Al-Wahedi received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering from Case Western Reserve University in 1999 and 2000 respectively. He received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engi- neering from Imperial College London in 2009. He worked from 1999 to 2001 as a Control Engineer at Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company (TAKREER), and then as an Instrumentation and Control Engineer at the National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC) from 2001 to 2002. He joined the Petroleum Institute in 2002 as a lecturer before taking a study leave to pursue his Ph.D. at Imperial College London in 2003. In 2008, he rejoined the Petroleum Institute as a senior lecturer in the electrical engineering department, and then he was promoted to assistant professor in 2009. In 2018, he joined the electrical and computer engineering department at the new Khalifa University of Science and Technology that resulted from the merger of three higher education institutions including the Petroleum Institute. His research interests include optimization, robotics, and machine learning.