The Working Group 10.4 on Dependable Computing and Fault Tolerance (WG10.4) of the International Federation For Information Processing (IFIP) announced today, at it's Winter meeting, that it has elected Harigovind Ramasamy and Saman Zonouz as its newest members.
Ramasamy is a Sr. Manager and Senior Technical Staff Member, at IBM Watson Research Health division. Prior to joining IBM Watson Health, Hari was at the IBM Zurich Research Laboratory as a Visiting Scientist, and at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center as a Research Staff Member and Research Manager. Hari obtained his Ph.D. and MS degrees in Computer Science from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in 2006 and 2002 respectively. Earlier, he obtained his B.E. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University (Chennai) in 1999.
Zonouz, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rutgers University. Prior to joining Rutgers he was affilated with the University of Miami's department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Zonouz has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a B.Sc in Computer Engineering from Sharif University of Technology.
IFIP Working Group 10.4 was established in 1980 with the aim of identifying and integrating approaches, methods and techniques for specifying, designing, building, assessing, validating, operating and maintaining dependable computer systems, that is those that are reliable, available, safe, and secure. Its 75 members from around the world meet twice a year to to conduct in-depth discussions of important technical topics to further the understanding and exposition of the fundamental concepts of dependable computing.
For more information on IFIP WG10.4 visit http://www.dependability.org/wg10.4/
IFIP is a non-governmental, non-profit umbrella organization for national societies working in the field of information processing. It was established in 1960 under the auspices of UNESCO as a result of the first World Computer Congress held in Paris in 1959. It is the leading multinational, apolitical organization in Information & Communications Technologies and Sciences.
For more information on IFIP visit http://www.ifip.org
Charles B. Weinstock