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Sathish Gopalakrishnan // Brief Biography

  • Ph.D, Computer Science (2005)
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • M.S., Applied Mathematics (2004)
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • B.E., Computer Science & Engineering (1999)
    University of Madras

Sathish Gopalakrishnan is an Assistant Professor in the University of British Columbia's Electrical & Computer Engineering Department. At UBC, he is a member of the Institute for Computing, Information, and Cognitive Systems and is a Faculty Fellow at St. John's College. He obtained a PhD in Computer Science and an MS in Applied Mathematics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. At UIUC, he worked in the Real-Time Systems Lab with Professors Marco Caccamo and Lui Sha. Sathish's research interests span the design, modeling and analysis of computing systems. More specifically, he examines real-time and dependability aspects of systems with the goal of developing better resource allocation policies and mechanisms. His work has been recognized with Best Paper Awards (IEEE RTSS 2004, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics 2009). Sathish currently chairs the Vancouver Chapter of the IEEE Computer Society, is the Regional Coordinator for IEEE Regions 6 and 7 on the Computer Society's Geographic Unit Operations Committee, and manages the web presence of the IEEE Technical Committee on Real-Time Systems.