Dr. Babak FalsafiProfessor Computer & Communication Sciences, EPFL
Babak is Professor in the School of Computer and Communication Sciences and the founding director of the EcoCloud research center at EPFL. He has worked on server architecture for quite some time and has had contributions to a few industrial platforms including the WildFire/WildCat family of multiprocessors by Sun Microsystems (now Oracle), memory system technologies for IBM BlueGene/P and Q, and server evaluation methodologies in use by AMD, HP and Google (PerfKit). His recent work on scale-out server processor design lays the foundation for Cavium ThunderX. He is a fellow of ACM and IEEE.