V. Jagadeesh Kumar (SM’96) received the B.E. degree in electronics and communication engineering from the College of Engineering, Guindy, Chennai, India, in 1978, and the M.Tech. and Ph.D. degrees from IIT Madras, Chennai, in 1980 and 1986, respectively.,He joined the King’s College London, London, U.K., in 1988, the Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand, in 1996, the University of Braunschweig in 1998, and the University of Aachen in 1999, 2007, 2011, and 2013. He is currently a Professor of Electrical Engineering with IIT Madras, where he is also the Dean of Academic Courses. He has guided seven Ph.D. scholars and 11 M.S. (Research) scholars and has authored or co-authored over 50 journal articles (mostly in IEEE Journals) and presented over 90 papers in international conferences. He holds six patents. His current research interests include measurements, instrumentation, biomedical engineering, and signal processing.,Dr. Kumar received the Young Scientist Award from the Department of Science and Technology in 1988 and the DAAD Fellowship Award in 1997. (Based on document published on 27 January 2017).