Michael K. Patterson is a Senior Principal Engineer in the Technical Computing Group - Systems Architecture and Pathfinding at the Intel Corporation, in Dupont, Washington, where he works in the power, thermal, and energy-efficient-performance areas of HPC. The work covers silicon level activity, through platform and rack-level solutions, and on up to interface with Data Center power and cooling technologies. He did his undergraduate work at Purdue University, received his MS degree in Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and was awarded his MS and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Vermont. His current technical interests include supercomputer architecture, server power and thermal management technologies, and high density data center concepts. He has been with Intel for 22 years. He is a registered Professional Engineer. He is a Fellow of the ASME. He is a member of ASHRAE, and served as the Research Chair for ASHRAE TC9.9, Mission Critical Facilities. He also represents Intel in a number of Green Grid Activities, most notably as the first chair of the Data Center Technology and Strategy Working Group. Dr. Patterson has been certified by the US DOE as a DCEP. He is also on the leadership team of the EE HPC WG, currently serving as the Workshop and Conferences Co-Chair.