Reetuparna Das is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science and Engineering department at the University of Michigan and a member of the Advanced Computer Architecture Lab (ACAL). Prior to this she was the researcher-in-residence for the Center for Future Architectures Research (C-FAR) at Michigan and also a research scientist at Intel Labs in Santa Clara. She has a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University, University Park. Her research interests include computer architecture and its interaction with software systems and device/VLSI technologies. Some of her recent projects include energy proportional interconnect architectures, fine-grain heterogeneous core architectures for mobile systems, and low-power scalable interconnects for kilo-core processors. Her thesis research focused on application-aware on-chip interconnects. Professor Das has received an IEEE Top Picks award and outstanding research and teaching assistantship awards from the Computer Science and Engineering department at Pennsylvania State University. She has authored over 40 articles in peer reviewed journals and conferences and has filed five patents through ARM Inc. in last two years.