IBM computer scientists have been at the forefront of scientific and technological innovation across a broad range of research areas. They have made pioneering contributions in artificial intelligence, high-speed processor design, computer architecture, natural language processing, programming languages, optimizing compilers, operating systems, storage systems, computer-supported cooperative work, databases, speech recognition, integer programming, and service-oriented architectures, to name a few.
On 22 September 2015, Evangelos Eleftheriou, IBM Research - Zurich, keynoted the Computing Systems Week of European Network of Excellence on High Performance and Embedded Architecture and Compilation (HiPEAC). His talk was on the "Future Non-Volatile Memories: Technology Trends and Applications".
In the keynote, he gave an overview of the current status of Flash as well as of emerging SCM technologies. Hel discussed various system aspects, including possible uses of SCM across the entire stack, and present an analysis of the implications this has for the various components. Also, key problems introduced by these new technologies are identified and solutions were outlined.