|Prof. Pramod Kumar Meher is on a visiting position as Senior Fellow in the School of Computer Engineering since December 2004. He received the first class degrees of B.Sc. (Honours), M.Sc. and the Ph.D. degree in Physics, all from the Sambalpur University, Sambalpur, India in 1976, 1978, and 1996, respectively. His research interests include design of dedicated and reconfigurable architectures for computation-intensive algorithms pertaining to signal processing, image processing, secured communication and bioinformatics. He has done significant contribution to his research areas and published over 40 top quality journal papers and more than 60 papers in reputed international conferences. He has been often invited as a Technical Program Committee member and reviewer for a number of premier conferences and journals, including IEEE Transactions of signal Processing, Computer, VLSI Systems, Circuits and Systems-I and II and IEE Electronics Letters etc. Currently, he is serving as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems-II: Express Briefs, and The Journal of Circuits and Systems for Signal Processing. Dr. Meher was conferred with the Chandrasekhar Award for excellence in research in Engineering & Technology for the year 1999. He is a Chartered Engineer of the Engineering Council of United Kingdom, a Senior Member of IEEE, a Fellow of The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) of India, and a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), (formerly known as the Institution of Electrical Engineers), UK.