2011   Outstanding Engineering Alumnus of the Pennsylvania State University

2009   IEEE Fellow

2005   IBM University Partnership Award

2002   Advisor of the George H. Mitchell Undergraduate Student Achievement Award winner

2001   IBM Austin Center for Advanced Studies (CAS) Fellow

1996   NSF CAREER Award

1996   Oak Ridge Junior Faculty Enhancement Award


Best Paper Awards

2016       ACM Design Automation Conference (DAC)

2015       IEEE International Conference on Embedded Computer Systems: Architectures, Modeling and Simulation

2009       IEEE International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP)

1999       IEEE International Performance Conference on Computing and Communication (IPCCC)


Best Paper Runner Up:

2015       IEEE International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP)


Best Paper Nominations:

2011       IEEE/ACM Supercomputing Conference (SC’11)

2011       IEEE/ACM Micro conference (MICRO ’11)

2010       IEEE International Symposium on High Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA)


UT Austin Awards:

2004       TEXAS Alumni Association (Texas EXES) Teaching Award

2001       Engineering Foundation Faculty Award, College of Engineering, UT Austin

1999       Halliburton, Brown and Root Engineering Foundation Young Faculty Award, College of Engr


Other Honors:

1989       Graduate School Marshal for the December 1989 commencement at The University of Texas at El Paso

1977       National Talent Search Scholarship, NCERT INDIA, 1977-1984

1984       3rd Rank in the Kerala University B.Sc. Engineering Degree Exam

1979       Ist Rank, 1st out of 70,462 students in the Kerala University Pre Degree Exam, India

1977       2nd rank, 2nd out of 275,554 students in the Kerala State Higher Secondary School Exam, India


Keynotes/Plenary Talks:

2015       Samsung SARC Technical Forum Invited Speech, “Machine Learning for Power Modeling and Prediction”

2015       Huawei Strategic Workshop, Shenzhen, China, “Many Big, Many Little: Who will crunch all the Big Data?

2014       Keynote Speech, BPOE Workshop in conjunction with ACM ASPLOS, Salt Lake City, Utah

2013       Invited Speech, ACM Supercomputing Conference, Performance Evaluation for Large Scale Systems:        (Host: Bill Kramer, UIUC)

2011       ACM International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE) Keynote Talk,  Karlsruhe, Germany

2008       Keynote speech, IBM Center for Advanced Studies (CAS) Conference

2004       Workshop on Commercial Workload Characterization (CAECW), Madrid, Spain