Valvano & Yerraballi's Team

Jonathan Valvano

Dr. Jon Valvano is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin and holds the Engineering Foundation Centennial Teaching Fellowship in Electrical Engineering. He received his S.B. and S.M. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from MIT in 1977 and his Ph.D. in 1981 from the joint Harvard-MIT program in Medical Engineering and Medical Physics. He joined the faculty at The University of Texas at Austin in 1981 and has 32 years of experience in teaching and research. He has received numerous teaching awards and authored five widely-used textbooks on embedded microcomputer systems. He has co-founded a successful medical device company called Admittance Technologies. His research involves integrated analog/digital processing, low-power design, medical instrumentation, and real-time systems.

Ramesh Yerraballi

Dr. Ramesh Yerraballi is a Senior Lecturer in the Departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Biomedical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. He received his Bachelors degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Osmania University, India and his PhD in Computer Science from Old Dominion University, Virginia. Dr. Yerraballi worked at Midwestern State University and The University of Texas at Arlington prior to joining UT Austin in 2008. His research interests are Real-Time Systems, Multimedia and Systems Security. He has taught a broad range of computing classes but currently focusses on Embedded Systems, Circuit Theory, Computer Architecture, Programming, and Statistics. He has taught at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and particularly enjoys teaching undergraduate students.