Michael K. Patterson is a Senior Principal Engineer in the Technical Computing Group - Systems Architecture and Pathfinding at the Intel Corporation, where he works in the power, thermal, and energy-efficient-performance areas of HPC. The work covers silicon level activity, through platform and rack-level solutions, and on up to interface with Data Center power and cooling technologies. He received his MS degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and his MS and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Vermont. His current technical interests include supercomputer architecture, server power and thermal management technologies, and high density data center concepts. He is a registered Professional Engineer, a Fellow of the ASME, a member of ASHRAE, and served as the Research Chair for ASHRAE TC9.9. He also represents Intel in a number of Green Grid Activities. Dr. Patterson has been certified by the US DOE as a DCEP.