Rakesh Kumar is a Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign with research and teaching interests in computer architecture and system-level design automation. His research has been recognized through one ISCA Influential Paper Award, one 10 Year Retrospective Most Influential Paper (MIP) Award (ASPDAC), several best paper awards and best paper award nominations (IEEE MICRO Top Picks, ASPLOS, HPCA, CASES, SELSE, IEEE CAL), ARO Young Investigator Award, and UCSD CSE Best Dissertation Award. His teaching and advising have been recognized through Stanley H Pierce Faculty Award and Ronald W Pratt Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award. He previously served as a Co-Founder and Chief Architect at Hyperion Core, Inc, a microprocessor chip startup. Rakesh has a BS from IIT Kharagpur and a PhD from University of California at San Diego.
System-on-Chip Design Methodology