Prabhu, Vittaldas V. was born on November 4, 1964 in Coimbatore, India. Son of Vishnu Moodbidri and Sarojini Vishnu (Shenoy) Prabhu.
Bachelor of Engineering, Bangalore University, 1987. Master of Science, University Wisconsin, 1991. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1995.
Hardware engineer, Best & Crompton, Madras, India, 1987-1988;
graduate assistant, University of Wisconsin, 1988-1995;
research associate, University of Wisconsin, 1995-1996;
assistant professor, Pennsylvania State University, since 1996.
Son of Vishnu Moodbidri and Sarojini Vishnu (Shenoy) P. m. Radhika Pai, December 27, 1993.