Professor Anil Madhavapeddy

Professor of Planetary Computing at Department of Computer Science and Technology, University of Cambridge

Professor of Planetary Computing, Department of Computer Science and Technology, University of Cambridge

Anil Madhavapeddy is the Director of the Cambridge Centre for Carbon Credits (4C). He is Professor of Planetary Computing at the Department of Computer Science and Technology in the University of Cambridge, and a Fellow of Pembroke College. He has worked in industry (NetApp, Citrix, Intel), academia (Cambridge, Imperial, UCLA) and startups (XenSource, Unikernel Systems, Docker) over the past two decades. At Cambridge, he is a member of the Environment and Energy Group at the Computer Laboratory, where he works on large-scale computation and sensing for environmental conservation. He is a long-time maintainer on open-source projects such as OpenBSD, OCaml, Xen, and Docker, and a seasoned entrepreneur who advises companies on technology strategy (currently Zededa, Tezos Foundation, Tarides, and others).

He received his PhD at the Computer Lab in Cambridge in 2006.

  • 2 February 2023, 5:30pm

    Christ's Climate Seminar 3: Practical climate politics for the 2020s - Land use, biodiversity and food

    The third and final seminar in the series will be chaired by Professor Dame Theresa Marteau, Director of the Behaviour and Health Research Unit, University of Cambridge and Fellow of Christ’s College, with guest speakers Professor Andrew Balmford, Professor of Conservation Science, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge; and Professor Sarah Bridle, Chair in Food, Climate and Society, Department of Environment & Geography, University of York.

  • 4 February 2016

    Climate Seminars 2016: Bending the Curve on Climate

    Professor Charles Kennel returns to Cambridge to present a series of seminars, 'Bending the Curve on Climate', exploring practical solutions to climate problems in the wake of Paris 2015.