Dr. Jayaraman received his bachelors and masters degrees from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, and his doctorate in Computer Science from the University of Utah. He is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. He also served as CSE Department Chair at the University at Buffalo during 2001-09. Prof. Jayaraman’s research centers around programing languages and software systems. He has published over 100 scientific articles. These papers are coauthored with his doctoral students and other research collaborators. His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), Office of Naval Research (ONR) as well as the Fujitsu, IBM, and Xerox Foundations.