Murali Annavaram is a Dean’s Chair Professor in the ECE and CS departments at USC. He currently holds the Smt. Rukmini - Shri. Gopalakrishnachar Visiting Chair Professorship at IISc. He is the founding director of the REAL@USC-Meta centre that is focused on research and education in AI, and the co-PI on the NSF DISCoVER Expedition on superconducting computing. His group’s KnightShift research won the 2012 IEEE Micro Top Picks’ most influential research paper award. His work at Intel lead to the first 3D microarchitecture design, and also influenced Intel’s TurboBoost technology. Murali co-authored Parallel Computer Organization and Design, a widely used textbook in computer architecture. He is a Fellow of IEEE and Senior Member of ACM.