Dr. Nagle is Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NCSU, and Professor of Biomedical Engineering at UNC & NCSU. He was the Founding Chair of the UNC-NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering from 2003 to 2009. Dr. Nagle is widely published in data acquisition and signal processing, is coauthor of textbooks in digital logic design and digital control systems, and co-edited a handbook on machine olfaction. In recent years, he has focused his research on machine olfaction and experimented with its use in food processing, environmental monitoring, and medical diagnostics. Dr. Nagle received the BSEE and MSEE degrees from the University of Alabama, the PhD degree (Electrical Engineering) from Auburn University, and the MD degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine. He is a Life Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). He served as IEEE President in 1994. He also served as Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Sensors Journal in 2003-2009 and President of the IEEE Sensors Council in 2014-2015. He is a registered professional engineer.