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Brief Bio

Onur Mutlu is a Full Professor of Computer Science at ETH Zurich. He previously held the William D. and Nancy W. Strecker Early Career Professorship at Carnegie Mellon University, and is also a faculty member there. His current broader research interests are in computer architecture, systems, and bioinformatics. He is especially interested in interactions across domains and between applications, system software, compilers, and microarchitecture, with a major current focus on memory and storage systems. He obtained his PhD and MS in ECE from the University of Texas at Austin and BS degrees in Computer Engineering and Psychology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His industrial experience spans starting the Computer Architecture Group at Microsoft Research (2006-2009), and various product and research positions at Intel Corporation, Advanced Micro Devices, and VMware. He received the inaugural IEEE Computer Society Young Computer Architect Award, the inaugural Intel Early Career Faculty Award, faculty partnership awards from various companies, and a healthy number of best paper or "Top Pick" paper recognitions at various computer systems and architecture venues. His computer architecture course lectures and materials are freely available on YouTube, and his research group makes software artifacts freely available online.

Slightly Longer Bio

I am a Professor of Computer Science at ETH Zurich. I am part of the Systems Group. I am also an Adjunct Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, where I until recently held the Dr. William D. and Nancy W. Strecker Early Career Professorship. My research group is SAFARI. My research interests are in computer architecture and systems, especially in the interactions between languages, operating systems, compilers, and microarchitecture. My industrial experience spans starting the Computer Architecture Group at Microsoft Research (2006-2009), and various product and research positions at Intel Corporation, Advanced Micro Devices, and VMware over the past 16 years. I was a Research Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin (from 2007 to 2009) and, before that, I was a member of the HPS Research Group at the University of Texas at Austin, where I received my PhD in 2006. My PhD dissertation was on efficient runahead execution processors. I received my BS degrees in computer engineering and psychology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 2000 and my MS degree in electrical and computer engineering from UT-Austin in 2002. I am honored and humbled to have received several honors for our research, including the University of Texas George H. Mitchell Award for Excellence in Graduate Research in 2005, Microsoft Gold Star Award in 2008, NSF CAREER Award in 2010, ASPLOS 2010 Best Paper Award, VTS 2010 Best Paper Award, ICCD 2012 Best Paper Award, RTAS 2014 Best Paper Award, 2011 IEEE Computer Society TCCA Young Computer Architect Award, 2012 Intel Early Career Faculty Honor Program Award, 2012 Carnegie Mellon College of Engineering George Tallman Ladd Research Award, and a healthy number of "computer architecture top pick" paper recognitions by the IEEE Micro magazine. I equally enjoy teaching and research. My computer architecture course lectures and materials are freely available online (videos on YouTube), and my research group makes software artifacts freely available online.

For more information, please refer to my publications Google Scholar profile, talks, recent research news (outdated), CV (outdated), and my research group, SAFARI.

CV

Educational Background