Ran Ginosar (M’78) received his BSc from the Technion—Israel Institute of Technology in 1978 (summa cum laude) and his PhD from Princeton University, USA, in 1982, both in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He joined the Technion faculty in 1983 and was a visiting Associate Profes-sor with the University of Utah in 1989-1990, and a visiting faculty with Intel Research Labs in 1997-1999. He is a Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering and serves as Head of the VLSI Systems Research Center at the Technion. His research interests include VLSI architecture, manycore computers, asynchronous logic and synchronization, networks on chip and biologic im-plant chips. He has co-founded several companies in various areas of VLSI systems.