Dr. Siva Yellampalli is currently working as a Principal with VTU Extension Centre, UTL Technologies Ltd. He obtained his MS & Ph.D from Louisiana State University. His area of research is system level design for power optimization. His area of research encompasses different research fields such as VLSI, mixed signal circuits/systems development, MEMS, and CNT sensors. He has published a book in the area of mixed-signal design, and edited two books on carbon nano tubes. He published 70 plus International Journal papers & IEEE Conference papers. In addition he has delivered keynote speeches at International conferences held in Canada, Dubai & Spain including tutorials at various IEEE International Conferences. He has been a consultant to a variety of industries and acts as a reviewer for technical journals and book publishers.