Dr. Priyadarsan Patra


Dean, School of Computer Science

Prof. Patra is a
n accomplished Scientist, Technologist and Chief Architect with a proven track record of 20+ years in creating and leading world-class research and development to support Server, tablet/phone SoC and Client processor architectures for power-performance optimized designs, and their Validation, Debug, and Test for several generations of flagship silicon devices/platforms – shipped in million. Led several established technical conferences on System Design, CAD, Low-power, and Validation areas as organizing or program chair within and outside the corporation. 

Prior to joining UPES, Prof. Patra was working with Xavier Institute, as Dean, Research, Bhubaneswar. Prof. Patra is passionate about creating a sustainable, equitable society using technology wherever appropriate. Extensive experience in non-profit board service, in mentoring, and teaching. Prof. Patra worked with Intel Labs for 23 years and was the Chief Architect of Intel’s Global Data Center. Above all, he is a dreamer, a scientist, a community builder, an optimist, and a constant learner!

Prof. Patra is an alumnus of University of Texas, Austin, USA. He did M.S in Computer & Information Sciences from The University of Massachusetts at Amherst, MA, USA. He did his graduation in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.


Prof. Patra has the credit of registering 8 patents under his name in inventions in Computer Science and Electronics field.