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Name:David Patterson

David Patterson, Berkeley Professor and Google Distinguished Engineer, 2017 ACM Turing Awardee

David Patterson is a professor of the graduate school at UC Berkeley, a Distinguished Engineer at Google, Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of the RISC-V Foundation, and Director of the RIOS Lab. He received his BA, MS, and PhD degrees from UCLA.

David’s most successful research projects were likely Reduced Instruction Set Computer (RISC), Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks (RAID), and Network of Workstation (NOW). This research led to many papers and seven books, with the best known being Computer Architecture: A Quantitative Approach, co-authored by John L. Hennessy. His most recent book is The RISC-V Reader: An Open Architecture Atlas, co-authored by Andrew Waterman.

He is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering, the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, and the Silicon Valley Engineering Hall of Fame. His teaching was honored with the ACM Karlstrom Award and the IEEE Mulligan Medal. As a past president of ACM and a past Chair of CRA, he received Distinguished Service Awards from both. He served as General Chair of the Tapia Conference and received the Tapia Achievement Award for Scientific Scholarship, Civic Science, and Diversifying Computing. His most recent award is the ACM A.M Turing Award, shared with John L. Hennessy.

Country:United States
Affiliation:UC Berkeley and Google


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