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Dr. K. Gopinath

Faculty, Plaksha

Past association

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

Research Interests

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


  • Ph.D., Stanford University, USA


Dr. K. Gopinath will be joining Plaksha 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.

Prof 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.