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Intel® Higher Education Program
2007 Asia Academic Forum
24th - 26th October, 2007: New Delhi, India
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Sunit Tyagi

Senior Principal Engineer
Intel Corporation

Sunit Tyagi Sunit Tyagi is Senior Principal Engineer with Intel Corporation, responsible for next generation microprocessor for servers and enterprise computing. He was previously responsible for process integration and transistor design till 2005. Tyagi joined Intel in 1991 and has worked on transistor design, circuit design methodology, process integration, and yield on Intel's advanced CMOS logic technologies, and led the development of transistor for 65nm logic process technology. For his pioneering work in developing leading edge technologies, Tyagi has thrice been awarded (1996, 2001 and 2005) the Intel Achievement Award, the company’s highest technical recognition.

Tyagi is an active member of IEEE since 1980, he is a Distinguished Lecturer and AD-Com member of the Electron Device Society since 1999.

He got his Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from IIT, Bombay in 1984 and his M.S and PhD. in Electrical, Computers and Systems Engineering from Rensselaer, Troy, New York in 1987 and 1991 respectively.

Kumar Ranganathan

Kumar RanganathanKumar Ranganathan leads the Trusted Platform Research group at Intel’s Systems Research Center at Bangalore, where he helps set the research agenda for advanced platform research. Kumar has over 16 years of experience in the U.S. high-technology industry in large technology companies like Intel and Motorola, as well as in startup companies.

At Intel, he has led the development of several advanced security technologies in Intel’s Corporate Technology Laboratories related to Trusted Computing, Digital Rights Management, and Autonomic Computing. Kumar has also been a staff architect at Motorola’s RISC Microprocessor Division working on microprocessor architecture, firmware, and operating systems for the PowerPC microprocessor. Prior to that, he helped spin-out Convera, an Intel-funded startup company specializing in digital content management and distribution over the Internet, as Director of Solutions Engineering and Architecture.

Kumar’s technical interests span a number of areas including: computer architecture, operating systems, autonomic computing, mobile computing, computer security, content management, open-source software and intellectual property management. Kumar holds an MS degree in Computer & Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York and a B.E. in Electrical and Electronics from NIT-K, Surathkal. Kumar holds two US patents and has 3 pending.

G Sreenivas

General Manager
Technology Manufacturing Group, India (TMG-I)
Intel Technology India Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, India

G Sreenivas Sreenivas is the General Manager of Technology Manufacturing Group-India. He joined Intel in 2001 and currently manages the group at India that provides Automation Solutions to Intel’s Fab/Sort/Assembly/Test Manufacturing operations.

Additionally, he is also responsible for the group that is involved in delivering design and technology solutions that ensure Intel's leadership in product development and silicon technology. Before this, he was a Process Engineering Manager at Fab22 and was involved in multiple process technology start-ups and ramp cycles leading several technology development and transfer efforts. Prior to joining Intel Corporation, he was involved in process development, productization, manufacturing, and technology transfer of DLP (Digital Light Processing) products and advanced CMOS process technology research at Texas Instruments Inc at Dallas, TX.

Sreenivas has Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering and an MBA. He has been engaged in research and development, and manufacturing processes/methods in the area of microelectronics for over 16 years. He holds United States Patents and has regularly published scores of papers in reputed international journals and presented papers in the field of microelectronics/device physics.

Kalyan Muthukumar

Kalyan MuthukumarKalyan Muthukumar is a Principal Engineer and a technical lead of the worldwide Itanium® Compiler group at Intel Corporation. He has designed and implemented several optimizations in the Software Pipelining and Global Code Scheduling phases of the Itanium compiler. His interests are in compiler optimization, performance analysis, and computer architecture. Prior to joining Intel, he worked at IBM and Apple Computer. He obtained his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, and M.S. from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY and Ph.D in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin. He has published 13 papers in the area of compiler optimization. He has received 6 patents and has 8 pending patent applications related to his work on compiler technology.

Ajay Bakre, Ph.D.

Ajay BakreAjay Bakre is currently working as Research Scientist at Intel Research in Bangalore, India. He completed his Ph.D. from Rutgers University, New Jersey in 1996. He has 11 years of research and industry experience in the areas of IP/ATM Networking, Broadband Wireless Access and Storage Networking. Before joining Intel in 2003, he worked at NEC Research Labs, Iospan Wireless and Pillar Data Systems. He has several publications in the areas of Mobile Computing and Wireless Networking. He also holds 1 US patent. He is a member of IEEE and is currently serving as a Workshop Chair on the organizing committee of IEEE Comsware Conference to be held in 2008. He is also a member of the Project Review and Steering Group evaluating the implementation of a “Nationwide QoS Network Testbed” funded by Ministry of Communications and IT, Govt. of India. His current interests include Wireless Access Technologies such as WLAN and WiMax for Rural Connectivity, Mobile IP, Location Based Services and Multi-media Networking Applications.