Ajay V. Bhatt
|Education||Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda,|
The City University of New York
|Occupation||Chief Client Platform Architect at Intel|
Ajay V. Bhatt is an Indian-born American computer architect who defined and developed several widely used technologies, including USB (Universal Serial Bus), AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port), PCI Express, Platform Power Management architecture and various chipset improvements.
After completing his graduation from the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India, Ajay V. Bhatt received his master's degree from The City University of New York, United States.
Bhatt joined Intel in 1990 as a senior staff architect on the chipset architecture team in Folsom. He holds one hundred and thirty-two U.S. and international patents, and several others are in various stages of filing. In 1998, 2003 and 2004, Bhatt was nominated to take part in a Distinguished Lecture Series at leading universities in the United States and Asia. He received an Achievement in Excellence Award for his contribution in PCI Express specification development in 2002.
Intel's Chief I/O architect responsible for the platform and I/O interconnects directions, Bhatt also leads definition and development of the next-generation Client Platform architecture.
The October 9, 2009 episode of the late night variety/talk show The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien included a comedy sketch featuring him that parodied Intel's "Rockstar" commercials. Ajay Bhatt was featured in the July 2010 issue of GQ India, as one of "The 50 Most Influential Global Indians!"
- 2013 winner of the European Inventor Award in the Non-European countries category
- In April 2013 he was awarded the Outstanding Achievement in Science & Technology Award at The Asian Awards in London.
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- Winners at the Asian Awards
- Ajay Bhatt[permanent dead link] at EETIMES: The Great Minds, Great Ideas Project
- USB inventor is tech's unlikely 'rock star', By John D. Sutter, February 4, 2010 – Ajay Bhatt on CNN.COM
- How humble USB turned engineer into tech 'rock star' By Nick Glass and Matthew Knight, CNN
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