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Nikos Hardavellas is the June and Donald Brewer Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Northwestern University. His research interests include parallel computer architecture, memory systems, runtime environments, optical interconnects, elastic fidelity computing, design for dark silicon, and data-oriented software architectures. Prior to joining Northwestern University, he contributed to the design of several generations of Alpha processors and high-end multiprocessor servers at Digital Equipment Corp. (DEC), Compaq Computer Corp., and Hewlett-Packard. He became a Searle Fellow in 2012, and received an IEEE Micro Top Picks from Computer Architecture Conferences in 2009, a Best Demonstration Award in ICDE 2006, and a Technical Award for Contributions to the Alpha Microprocessor from Compaq Computer Corp. in 2000. Nikos holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.