Brad Hutchings received his PhD in Computer Science at the University of Utah in 1992 and is currently a professor at Brigham Young University (BYU). He established the Reconfigurable Computing Laboratory at BYU in 1993. During 1998, Dr. Hutchings was a visiting scholar at HP Labs in Bristol England where he was part of a group that designed and studied reconfigurable devices for portable appliances. From 2003 - 2007, he worked as a director at Tabula, a Bay-Area startup that he helped to start. He has published widely widely in the reconfigurable-computing community and regularly consults with industry. He serves on the committees of many of the conferences related to reconfigurable computing and FPGAs. His research interests are in programmable devices and architectures, tool flows, debugging strategies, and parallel computation.