Philip Koehler is Emeritus Professor in Urban Entomology at the University of Florida. His research interests are on improved management of urban pests, including bed bugs, flies, mosquitoes, cockroaches, termites, and ants. He received his PhD in Entomology from Cornell University and is a Fellow of the Entomological Society of America and National Academy of Inventors. He is honorary member of the Florida Pest Management Association and honorary member of the Certified Pest Control Operators of Florida. His honors include the University of Florida’s Distinguished Faculty Award, University of Florida’s Academy of Teaching Excellence, University of Florida Professorial Excellence Award, and two USDA Distinguished Service Awards, During the past 45 years he has published over 200 scientific publications and given over 2,500 presentations to the pest control industry.