RAJ RAJKUMAR (a.k.a. Ragunathan Rajkumar), Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. He also holds a courtesy appointment in the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon. In addition, he serves as Director, Real-Time and Multimedia Systems Lab; Co-Director, General Motors-Carnegie Mellon Information Technology Collaborative Research Lab and Co-Director, General Motors-Carnegie Mellon Autonomous Driving Collaborative Research Lab.

He was a Primary Co-Founder or TimeSys Corporation and has served as a research staff member at IBM T.J. Watson Research Labs. He is interested in embedded systems, real-time systems, wireless sensor networks, resource management, cybersecurity and physical security, cyber-physical systems, networking and QoS.

He is an ACM Distinguished Engineer, has won 5 Best Paper Awards, and has served as Vice-Chair, IEEE Technical Committee on Real-Time Systems.