ACM Fellows
United Kingdom – 1994
CITATION

Professor Wilkes is best known as the builder and designer of the EDSAC, the first computer with an internally stored program. Built in 1949, the EDSAC used a mercury delay line memory. He is also known as the author, with Wheeler and Gill, of a volume on 'Preparation of Programs for Electronic Digital Computers' in 1951, in which program libraries were effectively introduced.

ACM - IEEE CS Eckert-Mauchly Award
United Kingdom – 1980
CITATION

For major contributions to computer architecture over three decades including notable achievements in developing a working stored-program computer, formulation of the basic principles of microprogramming, early research on cache memories, and recent studies in distributed computation.

ACM A.M. Turing Award
United Kingdom – 1967
READ FULL CITATION AND ESSAY
CITATION
Professor Wilkes is best known as the builder and designer of the EDSAC, the first computer with an internally stored program. Built in 1949, the EDSAC used a mercury delay line memory. He is also known as the author, with Wheeler and Gill, of a volume on "Preparation of Programs for Electronic Digital Computers" in 1951, in which program libraries were effectively introduced.