Kanishka Lahiri is a Principal Member of Technical Staff at Advanced Micro Devices, where he currently works on performance analysis of AMD’s server SoCs. During his tenure at AMD, he has made contributions in the areas of performance modeling methodology, SoC-level simulation and projection models, and workload characterization for both client and server designs. Prior to AMD, he was at the microprocessor startup Montalvo Systems, where he worked on performance modeling and verification of the front-end of a new x86 processor design. He started his career at NEC Research Labs in Princeton, New Jersey, conducting research on SoC-level interconnect and power analysis. He has received several internal awards at AMD (including several best paper awards), has over 35 publications in major international conferences and journals (including a best paper award at the Design Automation Conference), and has 4 granted patents.