Dr. Sangjin Hong received his BS and MS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley and his PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor . Since then he has been at the Stony Brook University - State University of New York , where he is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He has previously worked as a systems engineer at Ford Aerospace and Communications Corp., as a technical consultant at Samsung Electronics Inc., and as a research fellow at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor . He is a Senior Member of IEEE and a Member of Eta Kappa Nu and Tau Beta Pi Honor Societies. His research interests include: Low-power VLSI design of multimedia wireless communications and digital signal processing systems, including SOC design methodology and optimization.