Carnegie Mellon University

Priya Narasimhan

Priya Narasimhan

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering


Priya Narasimhan is a professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and director of the CyLab Mobility Research Center.

Her research interests lie in the fields of dependable distributed systems, embedded systems and mobile systems. Her research has earned her a Alfred Sloan Fellowship, the 2009 Carnegie Science Center's Emerging Female Scientist Award, an NSF CAREER Award, a Best Paper Award, the 2001 UCSB Lancaster Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award and two IBM Faculty Partnership Awards.

She is the president and founder of YinzCam, Inc., a company focused on mobile live streaming and experiential technologies for live events. She has also previously served as the CTO and, later, the vice president of engineering of Eternal Systems, Inc., a startup company that commercialized the results of her Ph.D. research to develop and sell 24x7 highly available platforms and solutions. Her research greatly influenced the development of the Fault Tolerant CORBA industrial standard.

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