Anders Rantzer was appointed professor of Automatic Control at Lund University, Sweden, after a PhD at KTH Stockholm in 1991 and a postdoc 1992/93 at IMA, University of Minnesota. The academic year of 2004/05 he was visiting associate faculty member at Caltech and 2015/16 he was Taylor Family Distinguished Visiting Professor at University of Minnesota. Rantzer has served as chairman of the Swedish Scientific Council for Natural and Engineering Sciences as well as the Royal Physiographic Society of Lund. He is a Fellow of IEEE and member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences. His research interests are in modeling, analysis and synthesis of control systems, with particular attention to scalability, adaptation and applications in energy networks.