Energy Aware Computing

Powerful Approaches for Green System Design
Book Type: Intel Press Books

In response to the worldwide demand for resource conservation and sustainability, Energy Aware Computing provides solutions in designing energy-saving computer systems from small mobile devices to large enterprise data centers. The authors describe how computer systems can save power by making energy-efficient hardware and software decisions at the design stage.

“If you’re a developer, read this book, internalize the guidance, and write apps that thrill your users and Mother Earth.”

George O. Goodman, Executive Director, Climate Savers Computing Initiative

“A must read book for anybody who wants to work in state-of-the-art energy-aware computing.”

Weisong Shi, Associate Professor of Computer Science, Wayne State University

"This book is a blueprint for organizations to design and follow energy conservation practices in hardware and software"

G. R. Gangadharan, IBM Research, India

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About the Author(s)

Abhishek R. Agrawal

Abhishek R. Agrawal is a senior technical lead at Intel and drives Intel's initiatives on power efficiency for client & Intel® Atom™ processor-based platforms. He chairs the industry wide power management working group for Climate Savers Computing Initiative  and has authored several industry whitepapers & technical papers on

Energy-Efficiency in refereed international conferences and journals.

Bob Steigerwald

Bob Steigerwald is an engineering manager at Intel Corporation leading a team researching methods to improve software performance and energy efficiency. Bob earned his B.S. in computer science from the USAF Academy, masters from the University of Illinois, MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and PhD from the Naval Postgraduate School.

Chakravarthy Akella

Chakravarthy Akella is a thermal design engineer at Intel working in the field of embedded design. Chakravarthy earned his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Nagpur University, India and a master's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Arizona, where his research was in the field of electronics cooling

Chris D. Lucero

Chris D. Lucero is the Director of Platform Customer Enabling for the Intel Intelligent Systems Group.  His experience includes product design ranging from medical to aerospace engineering.  Chris is currently focused on thermal/mechanical/customer enabling for embedded applications.  He has 13 U.S. Patents related thermal applications for embedded systems.