Hubertus Franke

Senior Manager, Software Defined Infrastructure
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center


Hubertus Franke, Ph.D. is a Senior Manager, Software Defined Infrastructure at IBM T.J.Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights,NY, since 1993. He received a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Vanderbilt University in 1992 in the area of software engineering and a Diplom Informatik degree from the Technical University Karlsruhe, Germany in 1987 in the area of robotics and compiler construction. At IBM Research he conducts and manages research in the area of computer architecture, operating systems, HPC and middleware and his work has been recognized with multiple Outstanding Achievement Awards. He is a member of the IBM Academy of Technology. He is the recipient of the 1988 research price of the Computer Science Research Institute (FZI Karlsruhe) and a recipient of a scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Program (1991). He has published over 90 peer review papers and articles and has been issued several patents.