Hewlett-Packard has named Prith Banerjee, dean of the college of engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago and a founder of two start-ups, as the new director of HP Labs, the computer and printer company said Wednesday.
Banerjee, 46, will take over August 1, the Palo Alto, Calif.-based company said. Dick Lampman, the earlier director, announced in 2006 that he'd retire this year.
Banerjee has spent 23 years as a research scientist, professor and administrator in the domain of electrical engineering and computer science. His interest has been in running computing tasks in parallel on groups of … Read more