Dr. Michael K. PattersonSenior Power & Thermal Architect, Eco-Technology Program Office, Architecture Group, Intel
Michael K. Patterson is a Principal Engineer in the Exascale Systems Architecture Pathfinding group in the Intel Architecture Group at Intel Corporation, in Dupont, Washington, where he works in the power, thermal, and energy-efficient-performance areas of High Performance Computing. The work covers silicon level activity, through platform and rack-level solutions, and on up to interface with Data Center power and cooling technologies. He did his undergraduate work at Purdue University, received his MS degree in Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and was awarded his MS and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Vermont. His current technical interests include server power and thermal management technologies, server/datacenter interaction, and high density data center concepts. He has been with Intel for 19 years. He is a registered Professional Engineer. He is also a member of ASME and ASHRAE, where he represents Intel on TC9.9, Mission Critical Facilities. He also represents Intel in a number of Green Grid Activities, most notably as the first chair of the Data Center Technology and Strategy Working Group.