Prasad Gudem received a B. Tech. degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, in 1988, and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, in 1996, both in Electrical Engineering. He is currently a Vice President of Engineering in the analog/RF IC design group at Qualcomm Technologies Inc. and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California. He has over 50 patents and over 40 IEEE publications. He led the development of several generations of transceivers including the first integrated diversity receiver chip, the first integrated surface acoustic wave (SAW)-less receiver for CDMA2000 and the first 28nm integrated carrier aggregation multi-mode multi-band transceiver. He has taught several graduate-level classes and co-advised eight Ph.D. students in the area of RF IC design and a recipient of the Graduate Teaching Award in recognition of his outstanding teaching of the ECE265 course sequence “Communication Circuit Design: I, II, and III”.