Debasattam Pal received his Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (B.E.E.) degree from the Department of Electrical Engineering of Jadavpur University, Kolkata, in 2005. He received his M.Tech. and Ph.D. degrees from the Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay, in the years 2007 and 2012, respectively. He then worked as an Assistant Professor in IIT Guwahati from July, 2012 to May, 2014. Since June, 2014, he has been working in IIT Bombay, where is currently an Associate Professor in the EE Department. His main area of research is systems and control theory. More specifically, his areas of interest are: multidimensional systems theory, algebraic analysis of systems, dissipative systems, optimal control and computational algebra.