Jyotika Athavale

2024 IEEE Computer Society President
2024 Executive Committee
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Jyotika Athavale is the 2024 President of the IEEE Computer Society. She is an experienced leader and influencer in emerging technologies and international standardization initiatives. She was awarded the IEEE Computer Society Golden Core Award in 2022. She chairs the IEEE P2851 Standard on Functional Safety interoperability.

Jyotika is Director, Silicon Lifecycle Management & RAS architecture at Synopsys. Prior to Synopsys, she was Lead Technologist, Functional Safety Architecture at NVIDIA. Prior to NVIDIA, Jyotika was Principal Engineer (Director) at Intel Corporation leading corporate-wide RAS and Functional Safety architectures.

She also serves as a Distinguished Visitor of the worldwide IEEE Computer Society, overseeing overall IEEE-CS programs and operations.

Jyotika leads and influences several international standardization initiatives. She chairs the IEEE P2851 family of standards on Functional Safety interoperability which has WG membership from over 30 companies. For her leadership in international safety standardization for IEEE P2851, Jyotika was awarded the 2023 IEEE SA Standards Medallion. And for her leadership in service, she was awarded the IEEE Computer Society Golden Core Award in 2022.

She was recognized as a Distinguished Alumna by her alma-mater VJTI. Jyotika has authored patents and many technical publications in various international conferences and journals. She has pioneered & chaired international workshops and conferences in the field of dependable technologies.

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