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About RSF

Kerim Kalafala

Kerim KalafalaKerim Kalafala is a member of the IBM Academy of Technology, a Senior Technical Staff Member in the IBM Systems Group, and an IBM Master Inventor.

Kerim has received multiple prestigious Research Division awards for publications in computer science and mathematics, an ACM/IEEE Technical Impact Award in Electronic Design Automation, as well as a best-paper award at the Design Automation Conference, and was recognized for co-authoring a top-10 most cited paper in the 50 year history of DAC.

Kerim has also received both the IBM Corporate and Outstanding Technical Achievement Awards for contributions to the field of statistical timing analysis. He is an inventor on more than 40 issued patents worldwide and over twenty more pending.

Kerim volunteers extensively in his local community. Before joining IBM, Kerim received his undergraduate and graduate degrees in Computer and Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he graduated with Summa Cum Laude honors. He lives in Rhinebeck with his wife and two children, who attend Rhinebeck schools.