Ashwin A. Seshia received his BTech in Engineering Physics in 1996 from IIT Bombay, MS and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from the University of California, Berkeley in 1999 and 2002 respectively, and the MA from the University of Cambridge in 2008. He joined the faculty of the Engineering Department at the University of Cambridge in October 2002 where he is presently a Professor of Microsystems Technology and a Fellow of Queens’ College. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics, a Fellow of the Institution for Engineering and Technology and a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Prof Seshia currently serves on the editorial boards of the IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems and the IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control, and the Executive Committee of the European Frequency and Time Forum. He received the 2018 IEEE Sensors Technical Achievement Award (Advanced Career – Sensor Systems) “for pioneering contributions to resonant microsystems with application to sub-surface density contrast imaging and energy harvesting systems”.