Selected Awards

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 (MICRO11)
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