James F. Buckwalter (S’01–M’06–SM’13) received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA, in 2006. From 1999 to 2000, he was a Research Scientist with Telcordia Technologies. In 2004, he joined the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA. In 2006, he joined the Faculty of the University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA, as an Assistant Professor and became an Associate Professor in 2012. He is currently a Professor of electrical and computer engineering with the University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, USA. Dr. Buckwalter was a recipient of the 2004 IBM Ph.D. Fellowship, the 2007 Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Young Faculty Award, the 2011 NSF CAREER Award, and the 2015 IEEE MTT-S Young Engineer Award.