Dr. Malaya Kumar Hota received his M.Tech. in Electronics Engineering from Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur, India, in 2002 and Ph.D. in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad, India, in 2011. Presently, he is a Professor in the Department of Communication Engineering, School of Electronics Engineering at Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore 632014, Tamilnadu, India. He has more than sixteen years of teaching and research experience. He has authored or co-authored about twenty-one publications. His biography has been included in Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, 11th edition, USA. His main research interest is in digital signal processing, genomic signal processing, biomedical signal processing, and digital image processing.