Rami Melhem received a B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Cairo University in 1976, an M.A. degree in Mathematics and an M.S. degree in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh in 1981, and a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh in 1983. He was an Assistant Professor at Purdue University prior to joining the faculty of The University of Pittsburgh in 1986, where he is currently a Professor in the Computer Science Department which he chaired from 2000 to 2009.
His research interests include Power Management, Parallel Computer Architectures, Fault-Tolerant Systems, Optical Networks and High Performance Computing. Dr. Melhem served and is serving on program committees of numerous conferences and workshops and on the editorial boards of the IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Computing, the IEEE Transactions on Computers, the IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed systems, the Computer Architecture Letters, the Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing and The Journal of Sustainable Computing, Informatics and Systems. Dr. Melhem is a fellow of IEEE and a member of the ACM.Curriculum Vitae