Mayuresh V. Kothare, the R. L. McCann Professor of Chemical Engineering, edited a special issue of the Journal of Process Control, with co-editor Professor Julio Banga. The issue was dedicated to publishing select papers from the recently concluded joint IFAC conferences entitled Dynamics and Control of Process Systems (DYCOPS) and Computer Applications in Biotechnology (CAB) that were jointly held in June-July 2010 in Leuven, Belgium. Kothare and Banga respectively served as the International Program Chairs for these two conferences. The special issue appeared in December 2011, vol. 21, no. 10.