Prof. Dr. Jyotika Athavale is a Senior Technical Leader and Functional Safety Architect at Nvidia Corporation. President-Elect, IEEE Computer Society. She is a recognized industry expert with in-depth technical knowledge of platform technologies and architectures for Automotive, Transportation and Avionics Safety Critical Systems, also with expertise in radiation effects modeling for soft errors performance. Based in the US, her 24 years of industry career experience in the semiconductor and EDA industry has spanned technical leadership positions as well as people management roles.
Jyotika is a board member of the IEEE Computer Society Board of Governors and a Distinguished Visitor with the IEEE Computer Society. She is also one of the IEEE Computer Society representatives to the IEEE Systems Council. Jyotika is currently leading and influencing international standards activities in the area of functional safety. A frequent conference speaker at international leading conferences, she actively contributes to these IEEE events via papers, invited talks and panel presentations. Jyotika has authored several IEEE publications and is a core team member of the IEEE Computer Society Special Technical Community for Reliable, Safe, Secure and Time Deterministic Intelligent Systems. She is an active mentor to IEEE Student Members in IEEE Region 6 and holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Iowa State University.
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