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Soura Dasgupta was born in 1959 in Calcutta, India. He received the B.E. degree (Hons. I) in electrical engineering from the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia in 1980, and the Ph.D. degree in systems engineering from the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, in 1985. He is currently a Professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, U.S.A and holds an appointment with Shandong Computer Science Center (National Supercomputer Center in Jinan), Shandong Provincial Key Laboratory of Computer Networks.,In 1981, he was a Junior Research Fellow with the Electronics and Communications Sciences Unit at the Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, India. He has held visiting appointments at the University of Notre Dame, University of Iowa, Universite Catholique de Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium, Tata Consulting Services, Hyderabad, and the Australian National University. His research interest include controls, signal processing, and communications.,Dr. Dasgupta served as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, IEEE Control Systems Society Conference Editorial Board, and the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems- II from 1988 to 1991, 1998 to 2009, and 2004 to 2007, respectively. He was a corecipient of the Gullimen Cauer Award for the best paper published in the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems in the calendar years of 1990 and 1991, a past Presidential Faculty Fellow, a past subject editor for the International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, and a member of the editorial board of the EURASIP Journal of Wireless Communications. In 2012 he was the recipient of the University Iowa Collegiate Teaching award and in the same year he was selected by the graduating class for an award on excellence in teaching and commitment to student success. From 2015 to 2018 he was a 1000 Talents Scholar in the People's Republic of China.