Hubertus Franke  Hubertus Franke photo         

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Academy of Technology LogoDistinguished Research Staff Member - Cognitive Cloud and Operating Systems, Master Inventor, Member AoT
Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY USA



My research interests are in the area of operating systems, computer architecture and system software.

Since joining IBM in 1993 I have contributed to the following projects:

  • MPI and task scheduler of the IBM SP1/2 scalable cluster
  • K42 scalable operating system
  • Linux operating system with focus on cluster and enterprise services
  • Memory management in virtualized environments
  • Multi-core architectures
  • Network applications
  • Cloud Computing

My group is generally involved in operating systems research related to Linux and AIX and filesystems, computer architectures, database technology and network applications stacks.

I hold a Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University in Electrical Engineering (1992) and a Diplom Informatik Degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Karlsruhe Germany.

I co-authored over 110 papers in the above mentioned areas.
I co-authored over 60 granted US patents.