Kenny C. Gross is a Distinguished Engineer for Oracle and
leads the System Dynamics Characterization and Control
team in Oracle's Physical Sciences Research Center in
San Diego. Kenny specializes in advanced pattern recognition,
continuous system telemetry, and dynamical system
characterization for improving the reliability, availability, and
energy efficiency for enterprise computing systems.
Kenny has 222 US patents for his innovations, 184 scientific
publications, and was awarded a 1998 R&D 100 Award for one
of the top 100 technological innovations in the world that year,
for an advanced pattern recognition technique (MSET)
that was originally developed for nuclear and aerospace
applications, and is now being used across a variety of US industries, inclucing
most recently for applications to improve quality, dependability, and optimal energy
efficiency for enterprise computer servers.
Kenny's Ph.D. is in nuclear engineering.