Radislav A. Potyrailo is a Principal Scientist at General Electric Global Research Center in Niskayuna, New York, and an Industrial Adjunct Professor of Chemistry at Indiana University. He holds an optoelectronics degree from Kiev Polytechnic Institute, Ukraine, and a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from Indiana University. His is focused on new photonic and RF microanalytical instrumentation, sensing technologies, functional materials, and combinatorial materials science. Radislav coauthored/coedited eight books, published 100+ technical papers, holds 70+ U.S. patents, and given numerous invited lectures and four keynote lectures on national and international technical meetings. Radislav was a lead scientist for the development of an optical sensor array system for GE Water Technologies that has been awarded with the 2010 Prism Award for photonics innovation by SPIE and Photonics Media. Radislav has been elected SPIE Fellow in 2011 for achievements in fundamental breakthroughs in optical sensing and innovative analytical systems.