Dr. Steven J. Beresh is a Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A., where he has worked since 1999 and leads the Experimental Aerosciences Facility.  He received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University in 1994 and his Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin in 1999.  His research interests emphasize the use of PIV for compressible aerosciences experimentation.  He is an Associate Fellow of the American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics, has served as Chair for the AIAA Aerodynamic Measurement Technology Technical Committee, and is a past President of the Supersonic Tunnel Association International.