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2018 Early Career Academic Achievement Alumni Award

Karthik Pattabiraman
Karthik Pattabiraman

Karthik Pattabiraman (MS CS ’04, PhD CS ’09) is an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of British Columbia, where he has been since 2010.

Pattabiraman’s research is focused on “good enough computing” – building affordable error-resilient software systems – as well as software engineering and security.

He was recognized in 2015 with a Discovery Accelerator Supplement Award in 2015 from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, the Canadian federal agency that funds research in the natural sciences and engineering. His award was for his project, “Building Error Resilient Software on Next Generation Computing Platforms.” Pattabiraman’s work has also been recognized with multiple distinguished paper or runner-up awards.

At UBC, Pattabiraman received the 2016 Killam Faculty Research Fellowship.

Pattabiraman is a senior member of the IEEE, and a member of the International Federation for Information Processing Working Group on Dependable Computing.