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Eddie Pettis


Dr. Eddie Pettis received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Arkansas in 2002 and his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University in 2008. His graduate research focused on operating system directed power management techniques for general purpose computing environments. Currently, Dr. Pettis is a Staff Software Engineer and Tech Lead Manager for Google in Mountain View, CA. Since joining Google, he has developed firmware for various cooling and power systems, researched UPS reliability, and architected state-of-the-art power and cooling management software. In his 20% time, Dr. Pettis volunteers for university programs at many schools, including Purdue University, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Texas, UC-Davis, and UC-Berkeley, and sponsors a Google Research Award with Dr. Tajana Rosing at UC-San Diego. He received a Google Technical Infrastructure citizenship award in 2012 for outstanding contributions outside his own team, especially his involvement with university programs. He has served as Governor at Large for the IEEE-HKN Board of Governors from July 2009 though December 2012.

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