Dr. Mukta Farooq is a Distinguished Research Staff Member at IBM Research, and the Heterogeneous Integration (HI) Leader of the IBM AI Hardware Center. Mukta has expertise in 3D and HI technology, CMOS BEOL integration, lead-free alloys, and chip-package interaction. Mukta is an IEEE Fellow, an Electron Device Society (EDS) Distinguished Lecturer, and a Distinguished Alumna of IIT-Bombay. She has 221 granted US patents, is an IBM Lifetime Master Inventor, and an IBM Academy of Technology member. She received her BS from the Indian Institute of Technology – Bombay, MS from Northwestern University, and PhD from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.