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Prasant Mohapatra received the PhD degree in computer engineering from the Pennsylvania State University in 1993. He is currently a professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Davis. In the past, he was on the faculty at Iowa State University and Michigan State University. He has also held visiting scientist positions at Intel Corporation, Panasonic Technologies, and the Institute of Infocomm Research (I2R), Singapore. He was on the editorial board of the IEEE Transactions on Computers, and has been on the program/organizational committees of several international conferences. He was the program vice-chair for the ICPP-2001 and INFOCOM 2004. He is the program cochair of the First IEEE International Conference on Sensor and Ad Hoc Communications and Networks (SECON 2004). He was the coeditor of the January 2003 issue of IEEE Network, and will be the guest editor of a special issue of IEEE Computer to be published in 2004. Dr. Mohapatra's research interests are in the areas of wireless networks, sensor networks, Internet protocols, and QoS. His research has been funded though grants from the US National Science Foundation, Intel Corporation, Siemens, Panasonic Technologies, Hewlett Packard, and EMC Corporation.