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Mootaz Elnozahy is a senior manager and a master inventor at IBM Research in Austin, Texas. He obtained a BSc degree in electrical engineering from Cairo University, and the MS and PhD degrees in computer science from Rice University. From 1993 until 1997, he was on the faculty at the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. He has worked on several projects while at IBM, including leading the first prototype of a low-power server in 2000 and leading the PERCS project which was the IBM effort under the High Productivity Computing Systems initiative of DARPA (HPCS). He has published over 25 regularly cited articles, and obtained 31 patents. Dr. Elnozahy is a fellow of the IEEE.
Rami Melhem received the BE in electrical engineering from Cairo University, master degrees in mathematics and in computer science from the University of Pittsburgh, and a PhD degree in computer science from the University of Pittsburgh. He was an assistant professor at Purdue University prior to joining the faculty of The University of Pittsburgh in 1986, where he is currently a professor in the Computer Science Department which he chaired from 2000 to 2009. His research interests include power management, real-time and fault-tolerant systems, optical networks, high performance computing and parallel computer architectures. He is or was on the editorial board of the IEEE Transactions on Computers, the IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed systems, the Computer Architecture Letters and the Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing. Dr. Melhem is a fellow of IEEE and a member of the ACM.