Dr. T.G. Venkatesh received the B.E degree in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering from Annamalai University, India in 1986; M.E degree in Applied Electronics from Bharathiar University, India in 1988. While working as a scientific officer, he obtained his Ph.D from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 1993. For a brief duration he served at the Centre for Development of Telematics, and Indian Space Research Organization, Bangalore. He was a faculty at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi from 1994 to 1999. Presently he is a faculty at the Electrical engineering department of the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. His areas of research interest include Stochastic Modeling, Computer Networks and Computer Architecture. At present his research group focuses on design and performance evaluation of medium access layer protocol in wireless network. He has authored a book on “Developing multimedia applications with the Java Media Framework" and co-authored another book on "Computer Systems Design and architecture", published by Pearson.