Dr. Basu is a Program Director in the Computer & Information Science & Engineering Directorate at the National Science Foundation (NSF). He has primary responsibility for Design Automation for Micro and Nano- Electronic systems, including the current Energy-Efficient Computing: from Devices to Architectures program being run jointly with the Semiconductor Research Corporation. Prior to joining NSF, Dr. Basu was a staff member at the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, and on the faculty of Stevens Institute of Technology. He has visited the Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany as an Alexander von Humboldt fellow, and the MIT Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems for extended periods. Dr. Basu has authored over one hundred refereed publications, a dozen patents, edited several volumes, and has given keynote talks at a number of international conferences on nano-computing circuits, systems, and machine learning, and currently serves on the editorial board of Proceedings of the IEEE. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, and a Fellow of the AAAS.