Keshab K. Parhi (Fellow, IEEE) receivedthe Ph.D. degree from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1988.,He has been with the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, since 1988, where he is currently a Distinguished McKnight University Professor and an Edgar F. Johnson Professor of Electronic Communication with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He has published over 650 papers, is the inventor of 31 patents, and has authored the textbook VLSI Digital Signal Processing Systems (Wiley, 1999). Dr. Parhi is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2017 Mac Van Valkenburg Award and the 2012 Charles A. Desoer Technical Achievement Award from the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society, the 2003 IEEE Kiyo Tomiyasu Technical Field Award, and the Golden Jubilee Medal from the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society in 2000. He served as the Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems—Part I: Regular Papers from 2004 to 2005. He was elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2017.