Prof Krithi Ramamritham
IITB, Mumbai, India

Prof. Ramamritham received the Ph.D. in Computer Science from the
University of Utah and then joined the University of Massachusetts. He is currently at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay as the Vijay and Sita Vashee Chair Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. He is currently serving as Dean (R&D) of IITB.

Ramamritham's interests span the areas of real-time systems, database systems, and real-time database systems. He is applying concepts from these areas to solve problems in embedded systems, mobile computing, e-commerce, intelligent internet, and the Web. During the last few years he has been interested in the use of Information and Communication Technologies for creating tools aimed at socio-economic development.

He is an Editor-in-Chief of the Real-Time Systems Journal. His other
editorial board contributions include IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE Transactions on Mobile COmputing, IEEE Internet
Computing, the WWW Journal, the Distributed and Parallel Databases journal, and the VLDB Journal.

He has co-authored two IEEE tutorial texts on real-time systems, a
text on advances in database transaction processing, and a text on
scheduling in real-time systems.

Prof. Ramamritham is a Fellow of the IEEE, a Fellow of the ACM, and a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering.

He received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from IIT Madras in 2006 and has been invited to receive the Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) from the University of Sydney.