As of September 1, 2021, Dr. Gratz is officially a Full Professor serving in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University.
Some of his accomplishments include his paper “Synchronized Progress in Interconnection Networks (SPIN): A New Theory for Deadlock Freedom” which was selected as a Top Pick from the architecture conferences in 2018 by IEEE Micro. His papers “Path Confidence based Lookahead Prefetching” and “B-Fetch: Branch Prediction Directed Prefetching for Chip-Multiprocessors” were nominated for best papers at MICRO ’16 and MICRO ’14 respectively. At ASPLOS ’09, Dr. Gratz received a best paper award for “An Evaluation of the TRIPS Computer System.” In 2016, he received the “Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching – College Level” from the Texas A&M Association of Former Students and in 2017 he received the “Excellence Award in Teaching, 2017” from the Texas A&M College of Engineering.
Congratulations Dr. Gratz for your promotion! And, thank you for all of your hard work and dedication to the accreditation reporting, study abroad program, and our Computer Engineering Systems Group!