Dr. K. Gopinath

UG Program Chair, Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence (CSAI)

Professor, Plaksha University

Area of Expertise

Systems research: OS, security

Research Interests

  • Operating Systems
  • Cybersecurity and Privacy
  • Applied AI (for computer systems and for societal good)


  • Ph.D., Stanford University, USA

 Past Associations

  • Professor, Computer Science & Automation, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (till July 31, 2021)

Dr. Gopinath has joined Plaksha University as a Faculty member, having earlier served as a Professor at the Indian Institute of Science in the Computer Science and Automation Department. His research interests are primarily in the computer systems domain (Operating Systems, Storage Systems, Systems Security and Systems Verification). He is a coauthor of a book on "Resource Proportional Software Design for Emerging Systems," Chapman and Hall/CRC, 2020. He has been an Associate Editor of ACM Trans. on Storage and of IEEE Computer Society Letters.


Dr. Gopinath obtained his B.Tech at IIT Madras, MS at University of Wisconsin, Madison and Ph.D. at Stanford University. He has also worked as a microprocessor designer at AMD, Sunnyvale and as a PostDoc at Stanford.