Received: 27 December 2017
Accepted: 21 May 2018
First Online: 16 July 2018
: Anne K. Madsen received her M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, and B.Sc. in General Engineering from Naval Postgraduate School (Monterey, CA) and US Naval Academy, respectively. Anne is pursuing her Ph.D. and working as a teaching assistant in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Anne is also an Independent Engineering Consultant to Rim Technologies. She served as an Officer in the US Navy and taught at both the Air Force and Navy Service Academies, in Math and Engineering divisions, respectively. She also worked as an Engineer and Acquisition Specialist for Air Force Space and Missile Command’s Ground-Based Space Surveillance Division for 14 years. Her research interests are cyber-physical systems, control theory, and hardware optimization.Darshika G. Perera received her Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Victoria (Canada) and M.Sc. and B.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden) and University of Peradeniya (Sri Lanka) respectively. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (UCCS), USA, and also an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Victoria, Canada. Prior to joining UCCS, Darshika worked as the Senior Engineer and Group Leader of Embedded Systems at CMC Microsystems, Canada. Her research interests are reconfigurable computing, mobile and embedded systems, data mining, and digital systems. Darshika received a best paper award at the IEEE 3PGCIC conference in 2011. She serves on organizing and program committees for several IEEE/ACM conferences and workshops and as a reviewer for several IEEE, Springer, and Elsevier journals. She is a member of the IEEE, IEEE CAS and Computer Societies, and IEEE Women in Engineering.
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