Position :  Performance Architect

Nature of Work: Performance Engineering and Research

Office   :  Broadcom 
 Web     :   www.broadcom.com
e-mail(s): prabud@ieee.org  and prabud@acm.org 

Voice : +1 970 372 7519

Research Interests: Performance Engineering and Computer Architecture 



Prabu currently holds an appointment with the Broadcom. Before joining Broadcom, he was associated with the Dell ( APN), Netapp, EMC Corporation, Hewlett-Packard Co (Storage Works Division /ESS/NAS Dept.),Colorado,USA and Wipro Technologies,USA. He has collectively twenty years of experience in performance supercomputing, computer networking and academia/engineering.  Prior to Wipro Technologies, he held management and member of technical staff (scientist) positions at the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), supercomputer (R&D) division at Bangalore, India. He applies his business and technical expertise in the supercomputing, performance engineering in SAN/NAS, computer networks, Wi-Fi and AI in robotics.

  In 2007, He was an International speaker at the Computer Measurement Group (CMG) 2007 conference at San Diego, California, USA and also the speaker at other conferences. He served/serving as a scientific/technical program committee member and reviewer for international conferences of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)/Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) and editorial review board member for few international journals. He guided several researchers/students in the supercomputing/robotics/AI projects at C-DAC and IIT in India. He authored several research papers devoted to HPC, AI, robotics, performance engineering of supercomputing networks and SAN. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) in electrical and electronics engineering from  Anna University( formerly UoM), Chennai, India and a Masters degree in Technology (M.Tech.) in electrical engineering (systems engineering) from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) at Roorkee, India. In addition he attended full time System Engineering, Architecture and Lifecycle Program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA. and a short program( one year) on Artificial Intelligence and Communication Protocol Design at Indian Institute of Science(IISc) Bangalore, India. He is an active member of  ACM, CMG and Senior Member of IEEE.


Professional Activities:


Program committee member:


  • Program Committee Member for the32, 33,34,35,36and 37 IEEE International Conference on Local Computer Network(LCN), 2007 Ireland; 2008 Canada; 2009 Switzerland; 2010 ,USA; 2011, 2012 http://www.ieeelcn.org/Committees_TPC.html
  • Program Committee  Member for the 6th and 5th IEEE International  Conference on  Networking, Sensing and Control(ICNSC 2009 and 2008) http://www.suri.sys.okayama-u.ac.jp/icnsc09.html 
  • Program committee for the 6th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO), Milan, Italy, 2 -5 July, 2009 http://www.icinco.org/Program_Committee.htm
  • Program Committee Member/Track Chair for The 10th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision(ICARCV 2008), IEEE  sponsored, Hanoi, Vietnam. Conference Organised by the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Singapore and VAST Vietnam. http://www.icarcv.org/2008/TechCommittee.asp    

         Program committee Member for International Workshops on Computing and Networks


             Published Intellectual Contributions (2005 and 2009)

International Journals

1. Prabu D, Aaron James, Vanamala V, Vineeth Simon, Sanjeeb  Kumar Deka, Sridharan R, Prahlada Rao BB,Mohanram N,  “An Efficient Run Time Interface for Heterogeneous Architecture of Large Scale Cluster Computing” International Journal on  World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology(WASET), Volume 24, pp 305 –309 , ISSN 1307-6884,2006. http://waset.org/publications/14772/an-efficient-run-time-interface-for-heterogeneous-architecture-of-large-scale-supercomputing-system


2. Prabu D, Vanamala  V, Sanjeeb Kumar Deka, Sridharan R, Prahlada Rao BB, Mohanram N, “A High Performance MPI  for Parallel and Distributed Computing (Gigabit  Ethernet Approach)” International Journal on  World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology(WASET), Volume 24, pp 310 –313, ISSN 1307-6884, 2006. http://waset.org/publications/1213/a-high-performance-mpi-for-parallel-and-distributed-computing


3. Roohi Sabrin, Devi Prasad B, Prabu D, Pallavi R S, Revathi P, “Memory Leak Detection in Distributed  System",  International Journal on  World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology(WASET), Volume16, pp 78-83, ISSN1307-6884, 2006. http://www.waset.org/Publications/memory-leak-detection-in-distributed-system/10579


4. Prabu D, Vanamala V, Anshu Garg, Sanjeeb Kumar Deka ,Sridharan R, Prahlada Rao BB, Mohanram N, “Development of  64-bit Message Passing Interface for Large Scale Cluster Computing” Proceedings of the  WSEAS TRANSACTIONS on COMPUTER RESEARCH,  Volume 2 , pp 147-155 , ISSN: 1991-8755, 2007.  http://www.worldses.org/journals/research/research-february2007.doc

International Conference Proceedings on  High Performance Computing,  Storage Area Network, Robotics and Image Processing

1. Prabu D, V. Vanamala, Sanjeeb Kumar Deka, R. Sridharan, Rao BB Prahlada, N Mohanram, “Design and Implementation of a High Performance MPI for Large Scale Computing  System", itng,  pp. 929-932, Proceedings of the 4th IEEE  International Conference on Information Technology  (ITNG'07), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA , April 2007. http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/ITNG.2007.66


2. Prabu D, Anshu Garg,Vanamala V,Sridharan R,Prahlada Rao BB,Mohanram N. "Performance Analysis and Portability Issues of 64-bit Message Passing Interface for Tera-Scale  System” Proceedings of the 6th WSEAS International  Conference on  Software Engineering, Parallel  and Distributed  Systems(SEPADS '07), pp 39-44,  Corfu, Greece, Feb 2007.  http://www.wseas.us/e-library/conferences/2007corfu/papers/540-141.pdf

 3. Prabu D, Devi Prasad B, Lakshminarayana Prasad K, “Performance Tuning of Storage System using  Design of  Experiments”,  Proceedings of the  33rd International Conference on  Computer Measurement Group  (CMG’07), 2007, VOL 2, pages 593-602, San Diego, California, USA, December 2007.



4. Prabu D, Devi Prasad B, Lakshminarayana Prasad K, Kishor Arumilli "A New Operational Framework for  Benchmarking the SAN Products" Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information  Science (ICIS) Portland, Oregon, USA, May 2008. http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/ICIS.2008.103


5.Vijayalakshmi S and Prabu D,"Performance Analysis of Code Optimization Techniques Using OpenMP on Multi-Core" Accepted for the Publication as Regular research Paper(RRP) in WORLDCOMP'09,The 2009 World Congress on Computer Design (CDES'09), Las Vegas, USA, July 13-16, 2009.



6. Prabu D ,Dr. Surendra Kumar, Dr.Rajendra Prasad  “Dynamic Control of Robot Manipulators using Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference System”  Proceedings of  the Fifth IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and  Control (IEEE ICNSC'08), pp 1609-1614 April  2008.


7. Prabu D, Dr. Surendra Kumar, Dr.Rajendra Prasad   “Dynamic Control of Robot Manipulators using Artificial Neural Network” Proceedings of the  First  National Conference on Control & Dynamical Systems, NCCDS-2005, IIT Bombay, India, January 2005. http://www.iitr.ernet.in/departments/EE/pages/Research+Publication.html


8. Vijayalakshmi S and Prabu D  “A Novel Application Framework for the Image Manipulation and Protection for the Internet Application” Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Science and IT Conference ( InSITE 2009), Macon, Georgia, USA, June 12-15, 2009.

9. Vijayalakshmi S, Prabu D and  Vinodhvenkatesh T M "A Unified Framework for Analysis of MPEG-4 Algorithms and CODEC Development" Accepted for the Publication in the 4th IEEE International Conference on Computer Sciences and Convergence Information Technology (ICCIT '09), Seoul, Korea, pp 399- 405, November 24 to 26, 2009. http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/ICCIT.2009.313



Books and Book Chapters:
Prabu D, Surendra Kumar and Rajendra Prasad, (2010). Advanced Dynamic Path Control of the Three Links SCARA using Adaptive Neuro Fuzzy Inference System, Robot Manipulators Trends and Development, Prof Dr Agustin Jimenez and Dr Basil M Al Hadithi (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-307-073-5, INTECH,  Available from: http://www.intechopen.com/books/robot-manipulators-trends-and-development/advanced-dynamic-path-control-of-the-three-links-scara-using-adaptive-neuro-fuzzy-inference-system

Book titled:  "Cost Effective Performance Analysis of Data Storage Systems"  ( In Progress)



 Editorial Board for International Journals 

*  Editorial Board Member  for the International Journal of Communication Networks & Information 
   Security   (IJCNIS) 

*  Editorial Review Board member  for Scientific Journals International (SJI)  has assembled the most 
   prestigious and extensive Editorial and Advisory Board in the world, representing scholars from Yale,  
   Oxford, Harvard, Cambridge, MIT, Columbia and hundreds of universities from around the world 

*  Associate Editor for   Interdisciplinary Journal of Knowledge and Learning Objects (IJKLO), Santa     
   Rosa, California

*  Editorial Review Board member  for Journal of Information, Information Technology, and  



 Reviewer for International Journals and Conferences


*Editorial Review Board member and Referee   for CMG2008 and CMG07 , Computer Measurement  Group, USA.

*Reviewer for 10th ACM International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services(MobileHCI) 2008  in Amsterdam, Netherland.

*Reviewer for ACM SIGCSE 2008, 2007 and ACM ITiCSE 2008,2009 Portland,  USA.

*Reviewer for Software Engineering Professional Group (SEPG)2008  by  Software Engineering Institute (SEI),  Carniege Mellon University(CMU), USA.

*Reviewer for Academy of Management(AOM) Meeting 2009, Chicago, USA

*Reviewer for The Academy of International Business (AIB) is the leading association of scholars and specialists in the field of international business. Milan,Italy, 2008  http://aib.msu.edu/events/2008/AIB2008_Program.pdf

*Reviewer for International Conference CSITED and InSITE 2007 and 2008  Mauritius

*Reviewer for ACIIDS 2009, Viet Nam

*Reviewer for SETIT 2007/2009 4th/5th , International Conference on Sciences  of Electronics, Technologies of Information and Telecommunications,   http://www.setit.rnu.tn/  Hammamet, Tunisia , IEEE sponsor

*Reviewer for IEEE International Conference on Computer and Communication Engineering (ICCCE08), Malaysia

*Reviewer, for The 10th IEE International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICARCV 2008), Hanoi, Vietnam

*Reviewer/Referee for IEEE, International Conference on E-Science and Grid Computing, 2006,    Melbourne, Australia and 2005 Conference at Amsterdam,    Netherland, http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/E-SCIENCE.2005.39




*Applied Innovation Award 2007(Finalist along with the team), Wipro Technologies, India
*ATHENA Award: 2007 Best Contributor to COE/Innovation,    Wipro Technologies, India
*Received Speaker and Author Recognition reward from CMG 2007, San Diego, California, USA
*Elected as Senior Member of  IEEE by " Dr. Moshe Kam " IEEE President, USA
*2000 Outstanding Scientists 2008/09 awarded by International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, U.K
*Biography listed in the 26th/27th Edition of Marquis "Whos Who in the World", 2009 and 2010/11, USA
*Recipient of scholarship from  M I T  Cambridge  for joining the Professional Education- Short Programs (Systems 

 Engineering and Architecture), 2009, USA
*Rank 1 in the "Intelligent Agents and Applications" Program, CCE Division, IISc Bangalore, 2010, India
*Rank 1 in the "Communication Protocol Design"    Program,  CCE Division, IISc Bangalore, 2011, India
*Recipient of the All India Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering(GATE) Fellowship, Ministry HRD, India
*M. Tech research thesis carried out at IIT, Roorkee has been referred as a chapter in a book entitled “Robot 
 Manipulators Trends and Development” ISBN: 978-953-307-073-5, Publisher: InTech, March 2010, Croatia 
*Received Best Outgoing Project(thesis) grade at the UG Level from the University. This project work was carried out

 during the research intern at Welding Research Institute (WRI), http://www.bhel.com/wri/institues.php B.H.E.L. India

*Received Certificate of Merit for being in top 0.1 percent of successful candidates of All India Secondary School 
 Examination(CBSE Board), 1992 in Science, New Delhi, India
*Won All India General Knowledge Contest at Junior and Senior Level in 1987 and 1991 respectively in India