Dr. Kevin Nowka
IBM Research - Austin
Dr. Kevin Nowka is the director of IBM Research – Austin, one of IBM's 12 global research laboratories. He leads a team of scientists and engineers working on power-efficient systems and datacenters, system modeling, workload-optimized computing systems, high-speed and power-efficient VLSI circuits, productivity enhancing design automation tools, and the measurement and modeling of the complex interactions between the design and the manufacture of integrated circuits.
Dr. Nowka received a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University in 1995. He has more than 70 issued patents and has published over 70 technical papers on high-performance and low-power circuits, processor design, and technology issues. He is an IBM Research Master Inventor and a member of the IBM Academy of Technology.