Sandhya Dwarkadas

Sandhya Dwarkadas

  • Professor of Computer Science
  • Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

PhD, Rice University, 1993

3403/3511 Wegmans Hall
(585) 275-5647


Short Biography

Dr. Dwarkadas received her BTech degree from the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras, India in 1986, and she earned her MS and PhD degrees from Rice University in 1989 and 1993, respectively. She joined the faculty at the University of Rochester in September, 1996. Her research interests lie in the areas of parallel and distributed computing, computer architecture, and networks, and in the interaction and interface between the compiler, runtime system, and underlying architecture. She has conducted research in several areas, including software distributed shared memory, integrated compiler and runtime support for parallelism, simulation methodology, uniprocessor and multiprocessor architectures, parallel applications development, and performance evaluation.