Aater Suleman is currently working as an independent consultant, consulting in the areas of Microservers, Hadoop, BigData, Storage, and Performance projection, simulation, optimization, and benchmarking.
Previously, he was working as a Performance Architect at Calxeda, Inc and before that he was a computer architect at Intel. He has architected ARM-based Microservers for Calxeda, MIC, Phi, and Larrabee for Intel, and Opteron for AMD. He enjoys tackling the hardware and software challenges posed by parallelism. Suleman received his BSEE, MSEE, and PhD in Computer Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. His honors include the IEEE Micro Top Picks award, an annual award to recognize the ~10 most significant and influential papers published in top computer architecture conferences; Dr. Suleman has received this honor twice (in 2009 and 2010). Suleman was also awarded the Intel PhD fellowship and the Prestigious Graduate Dean Fellowship. A sensor system designed by Suleman is currently in-use by NASA's Ice, Cloud, and Elevation Satellite. Suleman continues to publish actively in top journals and conferences. Articles by Suleman on his blog, http://www.futurechips.org, get featured on slashdot, hackernews, intel.com, and other tech sites on regular basis. More information regarding Dr. Suleman and his work can be found at http://hps.ece.utexas.edu/people/suleman .