Department of Computer Science
Rutgers The State University of New Jersey
110 Frelinghuysen Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8019
Dr. Ricardo Bianchini received his PhD degree in Computer Science from the University of Rochester. After his graduate studies, he joined the faculty at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, and later at Rutgers University. Since 2014, he has been the Chief Efficiency Strategist at Microsoft, where he leads efforts to improve the efficiency of the company's online services and datacenters. His main research interests include cloud computing and datacenter efficiency. In fact, Dr. Bianchini is a pioneer in datacenter energy management, energy-aware storage systems, energy-aware load distribution across datacenters, and leveraging renewable energy in datacenters. He has published nine award papers, and has received the CAREER award from the National Science Foundation. He is currently an ACM Distinguished Scientist and an IEEE Fellow.