Kevin J. Nowka  Kevin J. Nowka photo         

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Director, IBM Research - Austin
Austin Research Laboratory, Austin, TX, USA


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Professional Associations:  IEEE Circuits and System Society  |  IEEE Computer Society  |  IEEE Electron Devices Society (EDS)


Dr. Kevin Nowka is the director of IBM Research – Austin, one of IBM's 12 global research laboratories. He leads a team of scientists and engineers working on optimized systems for big-data and analytics, mobile computing, power-efficient systems and datacenters, and VLSI circuits and design tools. Dr. Nowka received a B.S. degree in Computer Engineering from Iowa State University, Ames, in 1986 and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University in 1988 and 1995, respectively. He has 79 US issued patents and has published over 70 technical papers on CMOS circuits, systems and processor design, and technology issues. He is an IBM Master Inventor and a member of the IBM Academy of Technology.

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