Sriram Vishwanath received the B. Tech. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras, India in 1998, the M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from California Institute of Technology (Caltech) , Pasadena USA in 1999, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, Stanford, CA USA in 2003. He is currently a Professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at The University of Texas, Austin, USA. His research is at the intersection of the domains of information and coding theory, statistics, communications and networking, and systems. He is the recipient of the NSF CAREER award, the ITSoc/ComSoc Joint best paper award and a UT Austin entrepreneur of the year award. Sriram'swebpage.