Dr. Mahmoud Hassan is a research officer in the Hybrid Manufacturing Group at the Aerospace Research Center of the National Research Council (NRC) in Canada. He is a distinguished professional with a decade of expertise in the realm of intelligent manufacturing and design. His career has been dedicated to advancing cyber-physical systems, adaptive control technologies, and smart monitoring solutions, all aimed at optimizing both subtractive and additive manufacturing processes. He completed his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at McGill University, which focused on the development of generalized sensor-based failure detection and prevention solutions for cutting operations. His dedication to advancing the field is evident in his collaborative work with national and international industrial and academic partners as well as his publications, which have contributed to the body of knowledge in areas like tool condition monitoring and adaptive control systems. Dr. Hassan is committed to pushing the boundaries of intelligent manufacturing and design, and his career continues to be marked by innovation, research excellence, and a passion for advancing the industry. His work serves as a testament to his dedication to shaping the future of manufacturing through cutting-edge technologies and insightful research.