Lizy Kurian John 

2024 Magazine Operations Committee Chair
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Lizy Kurian John  is Truchard  Foundation Chair in Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. She received her Ph. D in Computer Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University. Her research interests include workload characterization, performance evaluation,  memory systems, reconfigurable architectures, and high performance architectures for emerging workloads. She is recipient of many awards including Joe J. King Professional Engineering Achievement Award (2023), The Pennsylvania State University Outstanding Engineering Alumnus Award (2011), the NSF CAREER award, UT Austin Engineering Foundation Faculty Award,  Halliburton, Brown and Root Engineering Foundation Young Faculty Award, University of Texas Alumni Association (Texas Exes) Teaching Award, etc.  She has coauthored books on Digital Systems Design using VHDL (Cengage Publishers, 2007, 2017),  a book on Digital Systems Design using Verilog (Cengage Publishers, 2014)  and has edited 4 books including a book on Computer Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking.  She holds 16 US patents and is an IEEE Fellow (Class of 2009), ACM Fellow and Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).

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