Joseph J. DiStefano, III is a professor of computer science and medicine. He is also the director of the Biocybernetics Research Laboratory and chair of the Cybernetics Interdepartmental program at UCLA. DiStefano is on the editorial boards of Annals of Biomedical Engineering and Optimal Control Applications and Methods, as well as the editor and founder of the Modeling Methodology Forum in the American Journals of Physiology.
Allen R. Stubberud is a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of California, Irvine. He is the author of more than 100 articles and books, and belongs to a number of professional and technical organizations, including the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He is a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Ivan J. Williams is a project manager at the Space and Technology Group of TRW. He has instructed courses in control systems engineering at the UCLA.