Chandrakant Patel is currently an HP Senior Fellow and Director of the Sustainable Information Technology Laboratory at Hewlett Packard Laboratories. Chandrakant has been a pioneer in microprocessor and system thermo-mechanical architectures, management of available energy as a key resource in “smart” data centers, and most recently, application of the IT ecosystem to enable a net positive impact on the environment. He has published extensively and has been granted more than 100 U.S. patents, several pending. An IEEE Fellow, Chandrakant holds a BSME from U.C. Berkeley, MSME from San Jose State University, and is a licensed professional mechanical engineer in the state of California. He enjoys teaching and has taught at Santa Clara University, San Jose Stae University, U.C. Berkeley Extension and at Chabot College in Hayward, California.