July 2007, Dr. Rama K Govindaraju is a Senior Staff Engineer at
Google's Platforms Engineering Advanced Development team that is
responsible for helping shape the platforms infrastructure for Google's
June 2007 Dr. Govindaraju was a Distinguished Engineer at IBM's High
Performance Computing Systems Lab and was responsible for the
architecture of all HPC software components. Dr. Govindaraju was also
the lead software person for the IBM PERCS project which was IBM's
initiative in response to the DARPA, HPCS project. Prior to his current
assignments, Dr. Govindaraju led the development of four generations
of communications architecture for IBM's high performance computing
systems since 1995. Dr. Govindaraju was the software lead for 2 of the
3 ASCI supercomputers developed by IBM for the Lawrence Livermore
National Labs and each was the fastest supercomputer of its time. Dr.
Govindaraju has also held positions as the lead for IBM's UNIX
architecture and design council.
Dr. Govindaraju is a master
inventor at IBM and is the author (co-author) of over 35 patents that
have been awarded in the area of High Performance Compuitng. Dr.
Govindaraju is a senior member of the IEEE and a member of the ACM.
Govindaraju received his BE in Computer Science from BIT, Ranchi, in
1988. Subsequently he received his MS and PhD in Computer Science from
RPI, New York, in 1990 and 1994 respectively.