Kirk W. Cameron -- Biographical Sketch

Kirk W. Cameron is a Professor of Computer Science and a Research Fellow in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech. The central theme of his research is to improve power and performance efficiency in high performance computing (HPC) systems and applications.

Prof. Cameron is a pioneer and leading expert in Green Computing. Cameron is also the Green IT columnist for IEEE Computer, Green500 co-founder, founding member of SPECPower, EPA consultant, Uptime Institute Fellow, and co-founder of power management software startup company MiserWare.

His advanced power measurement software infrastructure for research, (PowerPack), is used by dozens of research groups around the world. His power management software, Granola, is used by hundreds of thousands of people in more than 160 countries.

Accolades for his work include NSF and DOE Career Awards, the IBM Faculty Award, and being named Innovator of the Week by Bloomberg Businessweek Magazine. Prof. Cameron received the Ph.D. in Computer Science from Louisiana State University (2000) and B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Florida (1994).


Scalable Performance Laboratory
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Contact Info

Kirk W. Cameron
Director, SCAPE Laboratory
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Virginia Tech
cameron at cs dot vt dot edu


Recent classes and notes can be found on Scholar.
Recent courses include: CS2506 Comp. Org II; CS5504 Comp. Arch.; CS4234 Parallel Computation; CS6504 Green Computing
Past courses include: Advanced Computer Architecture; Parallel Computer Architecture; Performance and Reliability Analysis; Operating Systems