Christos Kozyrakis

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Christos Kozyrakis
Residence United States San Francisco Bay Area, US
Nationality Greece Greek United States United States
Known for Computer architecture, Transactional memory, Computer systems
Awards Maurice Wilkes Award
Scientific career
Fields Engineering, Computer Science
Institutions Stanford University, UC Berkeley, University of Crete

Christos (Christoforos) Kozyrakis (Greek: Χρίστος (Χριστόφορος) Κοζυράκης; born 1974) is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Stanford University, where he leads the multi-scale architecture & systems team (MAST). His current research interests are on resource efficient cloud computing,[1] energy efficient compute and memory systems, and architectural support for security. Kozyrakis was the 2015 ACM Maurice Wilkes Award for outstanding contributions to transactional memory systems.[2]

Kozyrakis holds a Ph.D. degree from UC Berkeley (advised by David A. Patterson) and a B.Sc. from University of Crete. He is an IEEE fellow[3] and an ACM fellow.[4]


  1. ^ Making Cloud-Computing Systems More Efficient, NY Times, March 6, 2014
  2. ^ ACM SIGARCH Maurice Wilkes Award Past Winners
  3. ^ "2015 Newly Elevated IEEE Fellows" (PDF). IEEE. 2015.
  4. ^ "Christoforos Kozyrakis - Award Winner". Retrieved 2016-12-22.

External links

  • Christos Kozyrakis homepage
  • Christos Kozyrakis profile at Google Scholar
  • The Maurice Wilkes Award

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