Andrew A. Chien

Chien conducts research on applications, system software, networking and architecture. His current focus is on datacenter and exascale system architecture, programming and resilience; data-intensive computing tools that are easy to use; embedded and mobile computing, user-interaction, and sensor arrays.

Chien served as vice president of research at Intel Corporation from 2005 to 2010, leading long-range and exploratory research globally. He also has extensive faculty experience at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, and at the University of California-San Diego, where he created the Center for Networked Systems and served as its founding director. He also founded Entropia Inc., an early grid computing company, and served as its chief technology officer and chaired its board of directors.