Dr. Michael S. Selig, an accomplished applied aerodynamicist and airfoil designer, is an Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). He received his B.S. from the University of Illinois in 1984, his M.S.E. from Princeton University in 1988, and his Ph.D. from the Pennsylvania State University in 1992. He is the head of the UIUC Applied Aerodynamics Group and he has been involved in wind energy as a blade and airfoil design consultant since 1995.