Ph.D. Computer Science, University of Illinois August 1986
Parallelizing/optimizing compilers for multithreaded architectures, program restructuring and optimization; code generation and optimization for superscalar processors; parallel programming languages; environments for parallel programming; partitioning, scheduling, and run-time environments for parallel computers; multiprocessor operating systems with multithreading support; parallel computer architectures; performance evaluation of parallel architectures.
Distributed and peer-to-peer systems
Networking and distributed computing
Wireless communication systems
Elected Pascal Chair Professor at the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, University of Lieden, The Netherlands, February 2000. One Pascal Chair Professorship is awarded annually by the College to a faculty member whose research has had international acceptance.
1998 Bodossaki Foundation Award in Engineering. The BFA is awarded annually by the President of the Republic of Greece and the Bodossaki Foundation to four researchers in the fields of Medicine, Economics, Mathematical/Physical Sciences, and Engineering "for research work of exceptional impact on the advancement of each field and its applications to our world."
NSF Presidential Young Investigator's Award 1989-1994
Elected to Board of Directors of ACM-SIGARCH, 1991-93