Karthik Pattabiraman received his MS and PhD from the
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in 2004
and 2009 respectively. Dr. Pattabiraman joined the
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2010
after spending a post-doctoral year at Microsoft Research
(Redmond). He has also worked at IBM Research and Los
Alamos National Labs, USA. Dr. Pattabiraman's interests
include fault-tolerant and secure computer systems,
programming languages, and web applications. Dr.
Pattabiraman was awarded the William C. Carter award for
the best paper at the IEEE International Conference on
Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN), 2008.