Dr. Vinod PANGRACIOUS is an assistant professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the American University in Dubai, UAE. Before joining American University in Dubai, he was doctoral researcher at the University of Pierre and Marie Curie Paris VI, France, He graduated from Indian Institute of technology Bambay (IITB) in year 2001 and held a Sr. Member of Technical Staff (Principle Development Engineer) position at Cypress Semiconductor Inc, Infineon Technologies GMBH Germany and Innovative Silicon SA in Switzerland before joining UPMC Paris VI. His research interests include: Three-Dimensional Integrated Circuits, VLSI, 3D-CAD tools and technologies, intelligent circuits, Machine Intelligence, Blockchain Technology and cloud computing. He has authored and co-authored more than 50 publications. He has served as a reviewer, review committee member, technical program committee member, program chair, area chair, organizing committee member and steering committee member for many international conferences, and reviewed papers for several journals including IEEE Transactions NanoBioScience, and CPMT, on Components, manufacturing and Technology, VLSI, Multiscale Computation and Technology. Dr. Vinod is a Senior Member of IEEE and ACM. He is also the chair of UAE IEEE CAS, PES and SSCS society.