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Amin Vahdat


Amin Vahdat is an Engineering Fellow and Vice President for Systems Infrastructure at Google, where his team is responsible for Compute (Google Compute Engine, Borg/Cluster Scheduling, Operating Systems and Kernel), Platforms (TPUs, Accelerators, Servers, Storage, and Networking), and Network Infrastructure (Datacenter, Campus, RPC, and End Host network software). Until 2019, he was the Area Technical Lead for networking at Google, responsible for Google's Technical Infrastructure roadmap in collaboration with peers in Compute, Storage, and Hardware. Vahdat is active in Computer Science research, with more than 41,000 citations to over 200 refereed publications across cloud infrastructure, software defined networking, data consistency, operating systems, storage systems, data center architecture, and optical networking. In the past, he was the SAIC Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at UC San Diego and the Director of UCSD’s Center for Networked Systems. Vahdat received his PhD from UC Berkeley in Computer Science, is an ACM Fellow and a past recipient of the NSF CAREER award, UC Berkeley Distinguished EECS Alumni Award, the Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship, and the Duke University David and Janet Vaughn Teaching Award.

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