Industry Advisory Board Member

Abu Baker


Abu Baker is a new Technology Enablement Architect and System Technology Manager for Commercial Notebooks at Hewlett-Packard. Abu Baker currently leads key programs involving multiple software functions in human interface technology. He is also involved with a project addressing Firmware Security Requirements to protect main principles behind cyber security.

Abu Baker has patented his ideas on Palm Rejection Algorithms for Human Interface Devices. He also has other patents in progress for Biometric devices (i.e. Finger Print Sensor).

Before joining HP, Abu Baker worked for Microsoft Corporation as a Software Development Architect for the Surface Tablet. He implemented appropriate debug and troubleshooting procedures to quickly determine the best course for problem ownership and resolution.

Abu Baker currently serves as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Houston. His next major project is to build a cognitive strategy to bring data sources together and empower computers with their own means of gathering information.

Abu Baker received a PhD in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering. He has served as an IEEE technical paper reviewer and he has several publications in the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society.