Farhad Mehdipour is an Associate Professor in Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan. He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Systems Architectures from Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic) in 2006. He was a visiting researcher at System LSI Lab, Kyushu University during November 2005 to June 2006. He joined the Graduate School of Information Science and Electrical Engineering (ISEE) at the Kyushu University as a researcher in December 2006. Since August 2010, he has been an Associate Professor in E-JUST Center, Graduate School of ISEE at Kyushu University. Dr. Farhad Mehdipour is a member of IEEE and has authored/co-authored more than 70 papers in international journals and conferences. He has severed on organizing and technical program committee of dozens of international conferences/workshops. His research interests include design challenges of cyber-physical systems, electronic design automation, and high-performance and low-power micro-architectures.