Dr. Debjit Das Sarma is a Principal Member of Technical Staff at Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) in Sunnyvale, CA. He is a lead architect there, responsible for the micro-architecture and design of floating-point, integer, and multimedia processing units. He has been involved in microprocessor architecture and design for the last fifteen years, including the last seven years at AMD, and had worked at Texas Instruments and Cyrix Corporation prior to joining AMD. He has a number of patents in the area of microprocessor core and arithmetic unit design. Dr. Das Sarma has contributed significantly in the research in the area of computer arithmetic. He has published a number of papers in prestigious conference proceedings and journals, including IEEE Symposium of Computer Arithmetic and IEEE Transactions of Computer. He has attended all IEEE Computer Arithmetic meetings since 1993, and has served on the Program Committee for the 14th, 17th, and 18th symposiums. He will also serve as the program Co-Chair for the 19th IEEE Symposium on Computer Arithmetic to be held in Portland, May 2009. His other professional activities include participation in several panel discussions, and as referee for many journals and conferences.
Dr. Das Sarma is married with two sons, and lives in San Jose, CA. His other interests include solving puzzles, playing cricket, traveling, and cooking.