Tilak Agerwala

1998 W. Wallace McDowell Award Recipient

"For outstanding contributions to the development of high performance computers"

Tilak Agerwala

Dr. Tilak Agerwala is vice president, Systems, at IBM Research. He is responsible for developing the next-generation technologies for IBM's systems, from microprocessor architecture and design to commercial systems and supercomputers, as well as novel Supercomputing algorithms, systems software and applications.

Tilak joined IBM in 1979 at the T.J. Watson Research Center and has held executive positions at IBM in research, advanced development, development, marketing and business development. His research interests are in the area of high performance computer architectures and systems.

Tilak is a founding member of the IBM Academy of Technology, and a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He has given over 100 invited technical presentations and Keynote talks at conferences, universities, and National Laboratories worldwide.

He received his B. Tech. in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, and his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.

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