Utkarsh Unnikrishna is a Staff Microwave R&D Engineer with the Microwave Components Group at National Instruments – Silicon Valley (NISV) in Santa Clara, California. He has been a member of the IEEE since 2003 and is co-chair of the IMS Young Professionals Committee of IMS-2016. His research interests include Microwave and Millimeter-wave circuits and systems in 5G communication, automotive sensor systems, and test and measurement systems. He has published related papers in international conferences. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering from Mumbai University and a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California.