Sivasubramaniam named Distinguished Professor

1/11/2016

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Anand Sivasubramaniam, professor of computer science and engineering, has been conferred the status of Distinguished Professor in Penn State’s College of Engineering, the highest professorial distinction at the University.

He was selected following a recommendation from the Harold and Inge Marcus Dean of Engineering, Amr Elnashai.

“Anand’s impact on all aspects of computing and academic endeavors is exemplary,” said Elnashai. “From his very well recognized work on architecture and high performance computing, to his mentoring of scores of successful Ph.D. graduates who end up in top institutions and companies, to his leadership in the CSE department, Anand exemplifies all the Distinguished Professor characteristics.”

Sivasubramaniam has been a Penn State faculty member in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering since 1995.  His research interests are in the areas of computer architecture, operating systems and software-hardware interface with applications to the areas of high-end computing, sustainable and energy-efficient computing, and computing for sustainability

Hehas made several fundamental research contributions to the design and optimization of datacenters, mobile systems, storage systems and high performance computer architectures. He has also been working with industry in the energy management for large facilities/buildings, renewable energy integration and optimizing water distribution for utilities.

Currently, Sivasubramaniam is the principal investigator or co-principal investigator for seven ongoing National Science Foundation grants totaling $6.37 million. He has received the Google Faculty Award and the IBM Faculty Award three times, a Hewlitt Packard Innovation Awards, and has supervised 20 Ph.D. theses with two of these students receiving tenure-track faculty positions upon their graduation.

Sivasubramaniam is an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Fellow and an Association for Computing Machinery Distinguished Scientist.

He received his master’s and doctorate degrees in computer science in the College of Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology and his bachelor’s degree in computer science from the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras.

 

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Anand Sivasubramaniam, professor of computer science and engineering.

“Anand’s impact on all aspects of computing and academic endeavors is exemplary,” said Elnashai. “From his very well recognized work on architecture and high performance computing, to his mentoring of scores of successful Ph.D. graduates who end up in top institutions and companies, to his leadership in the CSE department, Anand exemplifies all the Distinguished Professor characteristics.”

 
 

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