Dr. Pradeep Jana has vast experience in the semiconductor industry for over 18 years. He has worked extensively in technology development, transfer, manufacturing and operations in the USA and in India at Motorola (subsequently, Freescale Semiconductor), Intel, Microsemi and IBM. He has a B.E. degree in Instrumentation Technology from R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore University and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering (Solid State Electronics and Materials Processing) from Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA. He is a certified 6-sigma black belt from Arizona State University. Dr. Pradeep Jana is also a Visiting Professor in the Electronics and Communications Engineering at PES Institute of Technology and UVCE.