Yuriy S. Shmaliy (Fellow, IEEE) received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from Kharkiv Aviation Institute, Ukraine, in 1974, 1976, and 1982, respectively, all in electrical engineering, and the D.Sc. degree from the USSR Government, in 1992.,He serves as a Full Professor beginning in 1986. From 1985 to 1999, he was with Kharkiv Military University. In 1992, he founded the Scientific Center “Sichron,” where he was the Director in 2002. Since 1999, he has been with Universidad de Guanajuato, Salamanca, Mexico, where he is also the Head of the Department of Electronics Engineering from 2012 to 2015. From 2015 to 2019, he was a Visiting Professor with City University London, London, U.K., and TELECOM SudParis, Evry, France. He has published 483 journal and conference papers and holds 81 patents. He has also published the books Continuous-Time Signals (Springer, 2006) and Continuous-Time Systems (Springer, 2007), GPS-Based Optimal FIR Filtering of Clock Models (New York: Nova Science Publishers, 2009), and edited book Probability: Interpretation, Theory and Applications (New York: Nova Science Publishers, 2012). His discrete orthogonal polynomials are called Discrete Shmaliy Moments. His current interests include optimal and robust state estimation. He was awarded the title Honorary Radio Engineer of the USSR, in 1991. He received the Royal Academy of Engineering Newton Research Collaboration Program Award in 2015, the IEEE Latin America Eminent Engineer Award in 2021, and several conference Best Paper Awards. He was invited many times to give tutorials, seminars, and plenary lectures.