Imran Mehdi (Fellow IEEE) is the Group Supervisor of the Submillimeter-Wave Advanced Technology group and a Senior Research Scientist at JPL. He received his BSEE in 1985, MSEE in 1986 and his Ph.D. in 1990, all from the University of Michigan. His responsibilities include developing THz components, technologies and subsystems for current as well as future NASA missions. He serves as the Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE Transactions on THz Science and Technology. His current interests include millimeter and submillimeter-wave devices, technology, nanotechnology, high-frequency instrumentation, 3D Submillimeter-wave systems, and development of compact, low-power heterodyne receivers for planetary missions.