Professor, Schools of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Computer Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology
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.
Prior to joining Georgia Tech in 2008, Tom served as director of the Center for Embedded Systems Research and was on the faculty in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University, beginning in 1995. He was the 2015 president of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE) Computer Society, as well as an IEEE fellow. Since 2011, he has co-led the IEEE Rebooting Computing Initiative.
Tom received his bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Delaware in 1986 and his MS and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1988 and 1992, respectively.