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September 1998


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New Faculty Join Department

Binoy Ravindran

Binoy Ravindran has joined the faculty as an assistant professor. He earned his Ph.D. in computer science and engineering from University of Texas at Arlington. His research interests span real-time systems, embedded systems, operating systems, middleware, parallel and distributed computing, compilers, and software engineering. He received his M.S.C.S. from New Jersey Institute of Technology, and a B.S.M.E. from the University of Kerala, India. At UTA, he participated in research projects with the Naval Surface Warfare Center including High Performance Distributed Computing , and the 21st Century Surface Combatant.

Luiz DaSilva

Luiz DaSilva joined the faculty as an assistant professor in Northern Virginia. He earned his Ph.D. in EE from the University of Kansas. While there, he worked in the Information and Telecommunication Technology Center on performance measurement and analysis for a wide-area ATM network testbed. He also participated in industry-sponsored research on network pricing.

Prior to that DaSilva spent six years with IBM Brazil, most recently as a product specialist/brand manager. His responsibilities included introducing the IBM AS/400 family of computers into the Brazilian market, workforce training, technical support, and marketing planning. He earned a B.S.E.C.E. and an M.S.E.E. from the University of Kansas.


James (Mac) Baker

James M. (Mac) Baker, Jr. has joined the Department faculty as an assistant professor.

His research interests include computer architecture, parallel and high-performance computing, and system software.

He received his Ph.D. in 1998 from Georgia Tech and his B.S.E.E. and M.S.E.E. from Virginia Tech.


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