Stephen Grossberg is a principal founder and current research leader in computational neuroscience, theoretical cognitive science, and brain-‐inspired technology. He introduced the paradigm and equations for learning and memory that are used today. His work focuses upon how individuals adapt autonomously in real time to unexpected environmental challenges. Google Scholar reports more than 70,000 citations of his over 550 publications. He has received numerous awards and honors from around the world, most recently the 2015 Norman Anderson Lifetime Achievement Award of the Society of Experimental Psychologists (SEP), and the 2017 Frank Rosenblatt award of the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).