Yiannos Manoli was born in Famagusta, Cyprus. As a Fulbright scholar, he received a B.A. degree (summa cum laude) in physics and mathematics from Lawrence University in Appleton, WI, in 1978 and a M.S. degree in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of California, Berkeley, in
1980. He obtained a Dr.-Ing. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Duisburg, Germany, in 1987. From 1980 to 1984, he was a Research Assistant at the University of Dortmund, Germany. In 1985, he joined the newly founded Fraunho- fer Institute of Microelectronic Circuits and Systems, Duisburg, Germany. From
1996 to 2001, he held the Chair of Microelectronics with the Department of
Electrical Engineering, University of Saarbrücken, Germany. In 2001, he joined the Department of Microsystems Engineering (IMTEK) of the University of Frei- burg, Germany, where he established the Chair of Microelectronics. Since 2005, he has additionally served as one of the three directors at the “Institute of Microma- chining and Information Technology” (HSG-IMIT) in Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany. He spent sabbaticals with Motorola (now Freescale) in Phoenix, AZ, and with Intel, Santa Clara, CA. Prof. Manoli has received numerous best paper and teaching awards, and he has served on the committees of ISSCC, ESSCIRC, IEDM and ICCD. He was Program Chair (2001) and General Chair (2002) of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Design (ICCD). He is on the Senior Edito- rial Board of the IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems and on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Low Power Electronics. He served as guest editor of Transactions on VLSI in 2002 and Journal of Solid-State Circuits in 2011.
Prof. Yiannos Manoli Fritz Huettinger Chair of Microelectronics, University of Freiburg, IMTEK, Georges-Koehler-Allee 102, 79110 Freiburg, Germany,
manoli [at] imtek.de. http://www.imtek.de/mikroelektronik