Dr A.P James is an Electronics Engineer with a Ph.D. degree (Electronics and Computer Engineering) from the Queensland Micro and Nanotechnology Centre, Griffith University, Brisbane, QLD, Australia. He completed his doctoral studies in 2 years, and after that worked mostly in the area of brain-inspired circuits, algorithms, and systems applied to face, speech, and language processing required for building artificial general intelligence systems. He is a Professor with a research specialization in the area of AI hardware, Neuromorphic VLSI, Intelligent Imaging and Machine Learning, and Analog Electronics; and professor in charge of Maker Village, Kochi. He is actively engaged in research commercialization and startups. He has authored several peer-reviewed publications and is a reviewer to international journals and conferences such as IEEE ISCAS, IEEE ICECS, Nature Electronics, Scientific Reports, Frontiers in Neuroscience, TCAS, TVLSI, TCAD, TCyb, TEC, and TIP etc. Dr. James has been the founding chair for IEEE Kerala Section Circuits and Systems Society and Executive Member of IET Vision and Imaging Network. He is a member of IEEE CASS Technical Committee on Nonlinear Circuits and Systems. He was an editorial member of Information Fusion, Elsevier, Associate Editor for HCIS, Springer, and currently Associate Editor for IEEE ACCESS, and IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems 1 (2018-present). He is a Senior Member of IEEE, Life Member of ACM, Senior Fellow of HEA, Fellow of British Computer Society (FBCS), and Fellow of IET (FIET).