Sarita Adve

Sarita Adve is Professor of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Visiting Professor in the School of Computer and Communication Sciences at EPFL. Her research interests are in computer architecture, parallel computing, and power- and reliability-aware systems. She co-developed the memory models for the C++ and Java programming languages based on her early work on data-race-free models. She is a recipient of the Anita Borg Institute Women of Vision award in innovation, the ACM SIGARCH Maurice Wilkes award, and an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship. She is a fellow of the ACM and the IEEE and was named a University Scholar by the University of Illinois. She serves on the boards of the Computing Research Association and ACM SIGARCH. She received the Ph.D. in Computer Science from Wisconsin in 1993 and a B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from IIT-Bombay in 1987.