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 optimized systems for big-data and analytics, mobile computing, and energy-efficient systems and datacenters.
He received a B.S. degree in Computer Engineering from Iowa State University, Ames, in 1986 and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University in 1988 and 1995, respectively. He has 79 US issued patents and has published over 70 technical papers on circuits, systems and processor design, and technology issues. He is an IBM Master Inventor and a member of the IBM Academy of Technology.
Dr. Nowka is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, is a member of the Texas Science and Engineering Fair Advisory Board, and is Chair of the Board of Trustees for Grace Academy of Georgetown. Dr. Nowka has formed Research Partnerships with National Taiwan University, Seoul National University, Texas A&M University, and the University of Glasgow.