Swaminathan Sankaran was born in Madras, India, in 1981. He received the B. Tech degree in electronics and communications engineering from Pondicherry Engineering College, Pondicherry, India in 2002, and the M.S. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Florida, Gainesville in 2004. He received his Ph.D. degree from the same department in 2008. He was with Silicon Microwave Integrated Circuits and Systems (SIMICS) research group while he worked towards his Doctorate degree. During summer 2006, he interned at Bitwave Semiconductor Corporation where he was involved in RF circuit design and device modeling. He joined Texas Instruments Inc. in 2008 and is currently Distinguished Member Technical Staff (DMTS), design manager with Texas Instruments Inc. R&D center – Kilby laboratories contributing towards development of high-voltage/speed isolation, RF, mm-wave/THz circuits and systems. He currently serves as a Technical Program Committee (TPC) member for International Solid State Circuits Conference (ISSCC). He is a Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC) Fellow. His research interests are in analysis and design of RFIC/mm-Wave systems, transmit/receive front ends, clocks/frequency synthesis and high-speed analog circuits in silicon-based processes.