John Sartori received a B.S. degree in electrical engineering, computer science, and mathematics from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is currently an assistant professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. His research interests include computer aided design, computer architecture, embedded systems, and algorithm development, especially focused on energy-efficient computing, high-performance computing, stochastic computing, and application-aware design and architecture methodologies. John's research has been recognized by best paper awards and has been the subject of several keynote talks and invited plenary lectures. His work has been chosen to be the cover feature for popular media sources such as BBC News and HPCWire, and has also been covered extensively by scientific press outlets such as the IEEE Spectrum, IEEE Micro, and the Engineering and Technology Magazine. John is also passionate about teaching and has developed popular courses on scalable high-performance computing and the internet of things at the University of Minnesota. Outside of his academic endeavors, John enjoys outdoor activities in the balmy Minnesota weather, playing music, and studying and discussing philosophy.