Vega is a Research Staff Member at IBM T. J. Watson Research Center involved in research and development work in
the areas of highly-reliable power-efficient embedded designs, cognitive systems and mobile computing. He holds M.S. and
Ph.D. degrees from Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC), Spain.
Karthik Swaminathan is a Research Staff Member at IBM T. J. Watson Research Center. His research
interests include power-aware architectures, domain-specific accelerators and emerging device technologies in processor
design. He is also interested in architectures for approximate and cognitive computing, particularly in aspects related
to their reliability and energy efficiency. He holds a Ph.D. degree from Penn State University.
Que is a Research Staff Member in the Data Centric Systems Co-Design department at the T. J. Watson Research
Center. He received his M.S. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from University of Connecticut and Ph.D.
degrees in Computational Science and Software Engineering from Auburn University. Xinyu has broad interests in high
performance computing and large-scale graph analytics.