Professor Daniel P. Siewiorek is the Buhl University Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. He has designed or been involved with the design of nine multiprocessor systems and has been a key contributor to the dependability design of over two dozen commercial computing systems. Dr. Siewiorek leads an interdisciplinary team that has designed and constructed over 20 generations of mobile computing systems. He has written nine textbooks in addition to over 475 papers. He is Director of the Quality of Life Technology NSF Engineering Research Center and previously served as Department Head of the Human Computer Interaction Institute. He has been the recipient of the AAEE Terman Award, the IEEE/ACM Eckert-Mauchly Award, and the ACM SIGMOBILE Outstanding Contributions Award. He is a Fellow of IEEE, ACM, and AAAS and is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.
Professor Siewiorek received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering (minor in Computer Science) from Stanford University.