Tom Conte holds a joint appointment in the Schools of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Computer Science at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is the founding director of the Center for Research into Novel Computing Hierarchies (CRNCH). His research is in the areas of computer architecture and compiler optimization, with emphasis on manycore architectures, microprocessor architectures, back-end compiler code generation, architectural performance evaluation and embedded computer system architectures.
Sudheer Chava, Ph.D, is an associate director of the Institute for Information Security & Privacy for the area of risk management, and professor of finance at Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He also serves as finance area coordinator at Scheller and as the director of the nationally top 10 ranked Master of Science in Quantitative and Computational Finance (QCF) program at Georgia Tech (a joint program by the School of Mathematics, Industrial and Systems Engineering, and Scheller). Dr.