Ram Rajamony (PhD) is a Principal Research Staff Member on assignment with the newly formed IBM Cloud division. He is a co-author of over 40 publications and 50 patents in computer science and engineering that have been cited over 3600 times. Rajamony has been on numerous conference program committees and the is currently co-chair of the 2015 Workshop on Large Scale Parallel Processing.
Ram Rajamony received his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Rice University in 1998, working in the area of software distributed shared memory. Prior to that he received a B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-Madras) and a MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from North Carolina State University. He joined IBM Research in 1998.
In 2002, Dr. Rajamony started working on the PERCS project which was eventually funded by DARPA to the tune of over $300 million. In PERCS, he was the "Chief Performance Architect" responsible for all contractual performance commitments to DARPA. Dr. Rajamony has made numerous presentations including at the Institute of Computer Technology (Beijing), ETH Zurich, EPFL, Indian Institute of Science, Rice University, and other venues.
Starting April 2015, Ram has taken on an assignment with the IBM Cloud division to build backend systems for mobile and web applications.
His personal interests include running and coaching First Lego League. He never seems to have enough time to learn about all the things he finds interesting.