·Summary and Synthesis (until 16:30)
·Discussion (from 16:30 to 17:30), with the active participation of the speakers and the audience.
Avi Mendelson is Adjunct Professor in the CS and EE Departments, Technion, and also works at the Microsoft R&D Center in Israel. Prior to joining Microsoft, he was with Intel for 10 years, where he served as a Senior Researcher and Principal Engineer in the Computer Architecture Group. While with Intel, he was the Chief Architect of the CMP (multi-core-on-chip) feature of the first two dual core processors that Intel developed, and is thus recognized as one of the key people to start the CMP revolution in Intel and later on in the entire industry. Now, at Microsoft, he continues his research in the relevant area and manages the Academic Relations of Microsoft Israel with Academia.