Pierre Rouchon is professor with the Centre Automatique et Systemes (CAS) at Mines-ParisTech. He graduated from Ecole Polytechnique in 1983, has obtained a PhD in Chemical Engineering in 1990. In 2000, he obtained an ``habilitation à diriger des recherches'' in mathematics at University Paris-Sud Orsay. From 1993 to 2005, he was associated professor at Ecole Polytechnique in applied mathematics. From 1998 to 2002, he was the head of the Centre Automatique et Systèmes of Mines ParisTech. Since 2007, he is serving as chair of the department "Mathématiques et Systèmes" at Mines-ParisTech. Since 2015, he is a member of the Quantic Research team between Inria, Mines ParisTech, Ecole normale supérieure de Paris, Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris 6) and CNRS. His fields of interest include nonlinear control and system theory with applications to physical systems. His contributions include differential flatness and its extension to infinite dimensional systems, nonlinear observers and symmetries, quantum filtering and quantum feedback control.