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Erez Petrank is a computer scientist whose notable research contributions are in the fields of programming languages and computer systems (mostly on memory management), cryptography (mostly on theoretical foundations), computational complexity, and parallel computing. Petrank is currently (2009) an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology. 
Prof. Petrank has published more than fifty papers with an h-index of 24. He has served as the general chair of the International Symposium on Memory Management 2006, and is serving as the general chair of the conference on Virtual Execution Environments 2011. Since 2009, Petrank is serving on the Association for Computing Machinery SIGPLAN Executive Committee.