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Research Staff Member
Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY USA


Professional Associations

Professional Associations:  ACM  |  IEEE   |  Sigma Xi


Krishnan Kailas is a Research Staff Member working in the VLSI Systems department at IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center at Yorktown Heights, New York. He joined IBM Research in May 2001, after receiving Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, College Park. His Ph.D. research focused on the microarchitecture and code generation issues of clustered ILP processors. Prior to graduate studies at Maryland, he worked at Bhabha Atomic Research Center designing real-time operating systems, application and system software, and hardware for embedded systems for real-time process control and instrumentation. In addition to his researcher responsibilities, Dr. Kailas currently serves as IBM Research division's Campus Relationship Manager for University of Maryland College Park.

His current research interests are in the following areas:

  • Microarchitecture
  • Compilers (code generation)
  • Operating systems and runtime systems
  • Virtual machines
  • Formal verification


Here're some of the research projects he has contributed to:

  • eLite: ultra-low power DSP
  • DAISY: dynamic binary translation
  • Maruti: hard real-time OS