Dave Albonesi is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell University. His primary area of research is energy-efficient computer architecture. He teaches courses ranging from freshman-level introductory computing to graduate-level computer architecture. He has received a number of awards for his teaching and research and is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). Before embarking on an academic career, he spent ten years in the computer industry as a computer architect, chip designer, and engineering manager.