Narasimha Reddy received a B.Tech. degree in Electronics and Electrical Communications Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, in August 1985, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in May 1987 and August 1990
respectively.

Reddy is currently a J.W. Runyon Professor in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University as well as the Associate Dean for Research with the Texas A&M Engineering Program and the Assistant Director of Strategic Initiatives & Centers with the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station.

Reddy’s research interests are in Computer Networks, Storage Systems, Multimedia Systems, and Computer Architecture. During 1990-1995, he was a Research Staff Member at IBM Almaden Research Center in San Jose where he worked on projects related to disk arrays, multiprocessor communication, hierarchical storage systems and video servers.

Reddy holds five patents and was awarded a technical accomplishment award
while at IBM. He received an NSF Career Award in 1996. He was a faculty
fellow of the College of Engineering at Texas A&M during 1999-2000. His honors include an outstanding professor award by the IEEE student branch at Texas A&M during 1997-1998, an outstanding faculty award by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering during 2003-2004, a Distinguished Achievement award for teaching from the former students association of Texas A&M University and a citation “for one of the most influential papers from the 1st ACM Multimedia conference”.

Reddy is a Fellow of IEEE Computer Society and is a member of ACM.