MAHADEV SATYANARAYANAN (Satya)
Satya's multi-decade research
career has focused on the challenges of performance, scalability,
availability and trust in information systems that reach from the cloud
to the mobile edge of the Internet. In the course of this work,
he has pioneered many advances in distributed systems, mobile
computing, pervasive computing, and the Internet of Things (IoT). Most
recently, his seminal 2009 publication “The Case for VM-based Cloudlets in Mobile Computing”
and the ensuring research has led to the emergence of Edge
Computing (also known as "Fog Computing"). Satya is the Carnegie
Group Professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon
University. He received the PhD in Computer Science from Carnegie
Mellon, after Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the Indian Institute
of Technology, Madras. He is a Fellow of the ACM and the IEEE.
For a more detailed bio, see Satya's Wikipedia entry.