Hieu Trinh received the B.Eng. (Hons.), M.Eng.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, in 1990, 1992, and 1996, respectively, all in electrical and electronic engineering. From 1997-2000, he was a Lecturer at the School of Engineering, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia. He joined Deakin University, Geelong, VIC, Australia, in 2001, where he is currently an Associate Professor. He is currently an Associate Editor of IET Control Theory & Applications. He authored the research book Functional Observers for Dynamical Systems (Springer, 2012) and about 150 refereed journal papers. His research interests include systems and control theory, fault diagnosis and fault-tolerant control, time-delay systems, positive systems, fractional-order systems, and application of control theory to industrial systems and power systems.