Steve Brunton is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Washington, where he is also Adjunct Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics and a Data Science Fellow at the eScience Institute. Steve received the B.S. in mathematics from Caltech in 2006 and the Ph.D. in mechanical and aerospace engineering from Princeton in 2012. His research combines machine learning with dynamical systems to model and control systems in fluid dynamics, biolocomotion, optics, energy systems, and manufacturing. He is a co-author of three textbooks, received the Army and Air Force Young Investigator Program awards, the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), and he was awarded the University of Washington College of Engineering junior faculty and teaching awards.