Karthik Pattabiraman

Karthik Pattabiraman
  • Company: Univ of British Columbia (UBC)

Bio

Karthik Pattabiraman received his M.S and PhD. degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in 2004 and 2009 respectively. After a post-doctoral stint at Microsoft Research (MSR), Karthik joined the University of British Columbia (UBC) in 2010, where he is now an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering. Karthik’s research interests are in building error-resilient software systems, and in software
engineering and security. Karthik has won distinguished paper/runner up awards at the IEEE/IFIP International Conference  on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN), 2018, the IEEE International Conference on Software Testing (ICST), 2013, the IEEE/ACM International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE), 2014, and the IEEE International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering (ISSRE), 2014. He received the rising star in dependability award in 2020 from the IEEE TC-FTC and IFIP WG 10.4, the distinguished alumni early career award from UIUC’s Computer Science department in 2018,  the NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplement (DAS) award in 2015, the 2018 Killam Faculty Research Prize, and 2016 Killam Faculty Research Fellowship at UBC. He also won the William Carter award in 2008 for best PhD thesis in the area of  fault-tolerant computing. Karthik is a senior member of the IEEE and the ACM, and the vice-chair of the IFIP  Working Group on  Dependable Computing and Fault-Tolerance (10.4). Find out more about him at:  http://blogs.ubc.ca/karthik