Chuchu Fan joined the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics as an assistant professor in August 2020. She is finished her Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Tsinghua University, Department of Automation in 2013. Her research interests are in the areas of formal methods and control for safe autonomy. She is a recipient of multiple prestigious awards including the Chinese Outstanding Student Abroad Award (2019), Mavis Future Faculty Fellowship (2018), Young Researcher for Heidelberg Laureate Forum (2017), Rising Stars in EECS (2016), EMSOFT ’16 Best Paper finalist, and Robert Bosch Best Verification Award in CPSWeek ’15. Her research achievements are also recognized with a Robert T. Chien Memorial Award (2019), a Mac Van Valkenburg Research Award (2018), a Yi-Min Wang and Pi-Yu Chung Endowed Research Award (2017), and a Rambus Fellowship (2016).