Dr.Sakthivel R received Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering from Madras University in 2000 and his M.E degree in Applied Electronics from Anna University in 2004. He has received his Doctorate in the area of Low Power High speed architecture development for signal processing and cryptography. He is currently working as an Associate Professor in the School of Electronics Engineering at Vellore Institute of Technology University, Vellore. His research area includes Low power VLSI Design, Developing High speed architecture for cryptography, Analog VLSI. He is a member ISTE, SSI and VLSI Society of India (VSI). He is the Co-author of Basic Electrical Engineering" Published by Sonaversity in the year 2001 and author of VLSI Design published by S.Chand in the year 2007. He has also published several technical papers in national and international conferences/ Journals. He has delivered around 50 Guest lectures / Invited talk and hands on workshop in the area of FPGA based System Design, Analog IC Design, Fulll Custom IC Design, RTL to GDSII, ASIC Design etc.