Prof. Peter R. Kinget finished a dual electrical and mechanical engineering degree and a PhD degree in electrical engineering from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, in 1990 and 1996, respectively. From 1996 to 1999, he was at Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies, in Murray Hill, NJ, as a Member of Technical Staff in the Design Principles Department. From 1999 to 2002 he held various technical and management positions in IC design and development at Broadcom, CeLight and MultiLink. In 2002, he joined the faculty of Columbia University. His research interests are in analog, RF and power integrated circuits and the applications they enable in communications, sensing, and power management. Dr. Kinget is a Fellow of the IEEE. He has been a "Distinguished Lecturer" for the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society. He is a co-recipient of the "Best Student Paper Award - 1st Place" at the 2008 IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits (RFIC) Symposium, of the "First Prize" in the 2009 Vodafone Americas Foundation Wireless Innovation Challenge, of the "Best Student Demo Award" at the 2011 ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (ACM SenSys), of the "2011 IEEE Communications Society Award for Advances in Communication" for an outstanding paper in any IEEE Communications Society publication in the past 15 years, and of the "First Prize ($100K)" in the 2012 Interdigital Innovation Challenge (I2C).