Dr. R. Sudhakar is a professor and head of the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, at Dr. Mahalingam College of Engineering and Technology, Pollachi, India. He is also an associate editor for IEEE Access, from which he received the Outstanding Associate Editor Award in 2019. He is a reviewer of sixteen international journals, including IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, International Arab Journal of Information Technology, and International Journal of Computer and Electrical Engineering, among others. He has published 110 papers in international, and national journals and conference proceedings. His areas of research include digital image processing, image analysis, wavelet transforms, and digital signal processing.