Sudhakar Yalamanchili earned his PhD degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. Upon graduation, Dr. Yalamanchili joined Honeywell’s Systems and Research Center in Minneapolis where he worked as a Senior, and then Principal Research Scientist before joining the ECE faculty at Georgia Tech where he is now Regents Professor and a Joseph M. Pettit Professor of Computer Engineering. He is the author of VHDL Starters Guide, 2nd edition, Prentice Hall 2004, VHDL: From Simulation to Synthesis, Prentice Hall, 2000, and co-author with J. Duato and L. Ni, of Interconnection Networks: An Engineering Approach, Morgan Kaufman, 2003. From 2003-2013 he was a Co-Director of the NSF Industry University Cooperative Research Center on Experimental Computer Systems at Georgia Tech. He serves regularly on conference program committees and journal editorial boards in computer architecture and high performance computing. He is a Fellow of the IEEE.