moataz How Graduate Students should Manage their Careers
Elmootazbellah Elnozahy

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, KSA


Mootaz Elnozahy is the Dean of the Computer, Electrical, and Mathematical and Engineering Division at KAUST. He obtained a B.Sc. degree with Highest Honours in Electrical Engineering from Cairo University in 1984, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from Rice University in 1990 and 1993, respectively. From 1993 until 1997, he was on the faculty at the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, where he received a prestigious NSF CAREER award. In 1997, he moved to the IBM Austin Research Lab and started the Systems Software Department, which today includes over 25 researchers investigating analytics, high performance computing, low-power systems, and simulation tools. From 2001 to 2006 he led the PERCS project, IBM’s effort under DARPA HPCS program, which was one of the largest efforts in high end computing. From 2005 to 2007, Mootaz joined the product division to accelerate the productization of PERCS. Prior to joining IBM, he has worked on rollback-recovery, replication, and reliable distributed systems. While at IBM, he has worked on code and trace compression cc-NUMA systems, acceleration of the Web site performance for the bureau of U.S. Census, blade-based servers, low-power servers, security of IP-based protocols, 3D integration, and performance tools. Currently, he leads the definition of the reliability aspects of Exascale computing at IBM. Mootaz served on 35 technical program committees in the areas of distributed operating systems and reliability. Mootaz’s research interests include distributed systems, operating systems, computer architecture, and fault tolerance. He has published 31 refereed articles in these areas, and was awarded 20 patents. Mootaz is an IEEE Fellow and currently is a Senior Manager and Master Inventor in IBM Research-Austin.


March 17, 2017

Early Registration Deadline

Follow us
Partners & Sponsors