Mark Abel


Mark Abel is the Director for the Intel Science and Technology Center for Pervasive Computing (ISTC-PC) based at the University of Washington where he is also an Affiliate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering. Prior to his role in the ISTC-PC, Mark was a longtime Lab Director and General Manager at Intel. Mr. Abel’s labs teams have won or shared Intel’s highest honor, the Intel Achievement Award, seven times for the creation of new technologies and new businesses for Intel including the invention and delivery of technologies that have shipped in over a billion Personal Computers. His teams have also twice won Argentina’s highest technical award, the Sadosky Award.

Prior to joining Intel, Mr. Abel held research and leadership positions with Bell Labs, Xerox PARC, U S WEST Advanced Technologies and Siemens. Mr. Abel has an MS degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a BSE degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan. Mark was the 2011 recipient of the University of Michigan’s College of Engineering distinguished alumni award, the Engineering Alumni Merit Award, in Computer Science and Engineering.