Avesta Sasan received his BS in computer engineering from the University of California Irvine in 2005. He then received his MS and PhD in electrical and computer engineering from the University of California Irvine in 2006 and 2010 respectively. In 2010, Sasan joined the office of the chief technology officer at Broadcom Co. He worked on the physical design and implementation of ARM processors, serving as a physical designer, timing sign off specialist, and the lead of signal and power integrity sign off in this team. In 2014, Sasan was recruited by Qualcomm’s office of VLSI technology. In this role, Sasan developed different methodologies and in-house EDA’s for accurate sign-off and analysis of hardened ASIC solutions. Sasan joined George Mason University in 2016, and he is currently serving as an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Sasan’s research varies from low power design and methodology, hardware security, computer security, cybersecurity, accelerated computing, approximate computing, and neuromorphic computing.