Pratap Subrahmanyam has been appointed as a VMware Fellow, the highest technical achievement given to leaders on the company.
As part of the fellowship, Stanford University was given $800,000 in Subrahmanyam’s name to support the university’s computer science programs, VMware announced Wednesday.
Since joining VMware’s virtual machine monitor group in 2000, Subrahmanyam has served as a principal engineer for research and development projects.
With two publications in journals, 21 of 26 issued patents to Subrahmanyam were earned during his stay at VMware.
Subrahmanyam previously served at HP‘s California Language Lab, where he worked on code generation and optimization techniques for the company’s processor architectures.
VMware said the company has funded a total of $2.4 million in university endowments.