From Mainframe to Smartphone: What an Amazing Trip It’s Been

Dr. Dileep Bhandarkar

Thu, Aug 21 2014, 11:30 am

Event Organizer: Brian Berg


This event is free but requires an RSVP that can be done here.

Registration is at 11:30am. The talk and Q&A will run from noon to 1:30pm. You may bring a lunch to eat during the talk.

The full event description is here. This event is sponsored by Qualcomm, the IEEE Santa Clara Valley Section and the Computer History Museum.

Disruptive technologies have caused dramatic changes in computing technology for decades, often in unacknowledged ways. In this talk, Dr. Dileep Bhandarkar will paint a picture that puts these changes into perspective, and which shows how this series of disruptions have set a course that has evolved from the mainframe to the current smartphone, mobile and cloud computing world.


From Mainframe to Smartphone: What an Amazing Trip It’s Been 1About the speaker,  Dr. Dileep Bhandarkar

Dr. Dileep Bhandarkar has been an architect in the areas of memory and processor design, workstation and server systems, and data center infrastructure while at TI, DEC, Intel, and Microsoft. His current work as VP of Technology at Qualcomm focuses on energy efficient designs for next generation computing platforms.

Dileep holds 16 US patents, and has published more than 30 technical papers. He became an IEEE Fellow for his contributions and technical leadership in the design of complex and reduced instruction set architecture, and in computer system performance analysis.


Location: Computer History Museum

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