Matthew Ziegler is a Research Staff Member at the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY. He joined IBM after receiving the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville in 2004. Matt's research focuses on VLSI design productivity and low power design. He has developed design methodologies used by POWER, Z-Series and BlueGene processor families. He has also been a technical program committee member and reviewer for various conferences and journals. He is currently the VLSI Design PIC chair for IBM Research.