Dr. Stephen W. Keckler is the Vice President of Architecture Research at NVIDIA and Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at the University of Texas at Austin, where he served as a full-time faculty member (full professor with tenure) from 1998 to 2012. At NVIDIA, Dr. Keckler focuses on parallel, energy-efficient architectures that span mobile through supercomputing platforms. He is a Fellow of the ACM, a Fellow of the IEEE, an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, and a recipient of the NSF CAREER award, the ACM Grace Murray Hopper award, the President's Associates Teaching Excellence Award at UT-Austin, and the Edith and Peter O’Donnell award for Engineering. He earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and an M.S. and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.