Dennis Sylvester received a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley and is Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is the Director of the Michigan Integrated Circuits Laboratory (MICL), a group of ten faculty and 60+ graduate students. He previously held research staff positions in the Advanced Technology Group of Synopsys, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, and a visiting professorship in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the National University of Singapore. He has published over 300 articles along with one book and several book chapters. His research interests include the design of millimeter-scale computing systems and energy efficient near-threshold computing for a range of applications. He holds 7 US patents and serves as a consultant and technical advisory board member for electronic design automation and semiconductor firms in these areas. He is co-founder of Ambiq Micro, a fabless semiconductor company developing ultra-low power mixed-signal solutions for compact wireless devices. He is an IEEE Fellow.