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W. Rhett Davis is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University, and a founding faculty member of the Center for Advanced Electronics through Machine Learning (CAEML). He received B.S. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from North Carolina State University, Raleigh, in 1994 and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of California at Berkeley in 1997 and 2002. He received the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award in 2007. He received the Distinguished Service Award from the Silicon Integration Initiative (Si2) in 2012 for his research in the development of standards for electronic design automation (EDA) and his development of the FreePDK open-source, predictive process design kit. He works currently with Si2 to develop standards for system-level power-modeling and compact modeling of device reliability. He has been an IEEE member since 1993 and became a Senior Member in 2011. He has published over 50 scholarly journal and conference articles. He has worked briefly at Hewlett-Packard (now Keysight) in Boeblingen, Germany and consulted for Chameleon Systems, Qualcomm, BEECube, and Silicon Cloud International. Dr. Davis' research is centered on electronic design automation for integrated systems in emerging technologies. He is best known for his efforts in design enablement, 3DIC design, thermal analysis, circuit simulation, and power modeling for systems-on-chip and chip multi-processors.