Name Year Citation In the ACM DL
Amdahl, Gene M. 1987 For outstanding innovations in computer architecture, including pipelining, instruction look-ahead, and cache memory. ACM DL Author Profile
Avizienis, Algirdas 2012 UCLA
For fundamental contributions to fault-tolerant computer architecture and computer arithmetic.
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Barton, Robert S. 1979 For his outstanding contributions in basing the design of computing systems on the hierarchical nature of programs and their data. ACM DL Author Profile
Batcher, Kenneth E. 1990 For contributions to parallel computer architecture, both for pioneering theories in interconnection networks and for the pioneering implementations of parallel computers. ACM DL Author Profile
Bell, C Gordon 1982 For his contributions to designing and understanding computer systems: for his contributions in the formation of the minicomputer; for the creation of the first commercial, interactive timesharing computer; for pioneering work in the field of hardware description languages; for co-authoring classic computer books and co-founding a computer museum. ACM DL Author Profile
Brooks, Frederick 2004 "For the definition of computer architecture and contributions to the concept of computer families and to the principles of instruction set design; for seminal contributions in instruction sequencing, including interrupt systems and execute instructions; and for contributions to the IBM 360 instruction set architecture." ACM DL Author Profile
Clark, Wesley A. 1981 For contributions to the early development of the minicomputer and the multiprocessor, and for continued contributions over 25 years that have found their way into computer networks, modular computers, and personal computers. ACM DL Author Profile
Cocke, John 1985 For contributions to high performance computer architecture through lookahead, parallelism and pipeline utilization, and to reduced instruction set computer architecture through the exploitation of hardware-software tradeoffs and compiler optimization. ACM DL Author Profile
Colwell, Robert P. 2005 "For outstanding achievements in the design and implementation of industry-changing microarchitectures, and for significant contributions to the RISC/CISC architecture debate." ACM DL Author Profile
Cragon, Harvey G 1986 For major contributions to computer architecture and for pioneering the application of integrated circuits for computer purposes. For serving as architect of the Texas Instruments scientific computerand for playing a leading role in many other computing developments in that company. ACM DL Author Profile
Crawford, John 1995 In recognition of your impact on the computer industry through your development of microprocessor technology. ACM DL Author Profile
Cray, Seymour 1989 For a career of achievements that have advanced supercomputing design. ACM DL Author Profile
Dally, William J 2010 NVIDIA Corporation and Stanford University
For outstanding contributions to the architecture of interconnection networks and parallel computers.
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Davidson, Edward 2000 For his seminal contributions to the design, implementation, and performance evaluation of high performance pipelines and multiprocessor systems. ACM DL Author Profile
Dennis, Jack 1984 For contributions to the advancement of combined hardware and software design through innovations in data flow architectures. ACM DL Author Profile
Emer, Joel 2009 For pioneering contributions to performance analysis and modeling methodologies; for design innovations in several significant industry microprocessors; and for deftly bridging research and development, academia and industry. ACM DL Author Profile
Fisher, Joseph A. (Josh) 2003 In recognition of 25 years of seminal contributions to instruction-level parallelism, pioneering work on VLIW architectures, and the formulation of the Trace Scheduling compilation technique. ACM DL Author Profile
Flynn, Michael J 1992 For his important and seminal contributions to processor organization and classification, computer arithmetic and performance evaluation. ACM DL Author Profile
Goodman, James 2013 For pioneering contributions to the architecture of shared-memory multiprocessors. ACM DL Author Profile
Hennessy, John L 2001 For being the founder and chief architect of the MIPS Computer Systems and contributing to the development of the landmark MIPS R2000 microprocessor. ACM DL Author Profile
Jouppi, Norman 2015 Google
For pioneering contributions to the design and analysis of high-performance processors and memory systems.
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Kilburn, Tom 1983 For major seminal contributions to computer architecture spanning a period of three decades. For establishing a tradition of collaboration between university and industry which demands the mutual understanding of electronics technology and abstract programming concepts. ACM DL Author Profile
Kuck, David J 1993 For his impact on the field of supercomputing, including his work in shared memory multiprocessing, clustered memory hierarchies, compiler technology, and application/library tuning. ACM DL Author Profile
Mudge, Trevor 2014 University of Michigan
For pioneering contributions to low-power computer architecture and its interaction with technology.
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Patt, Yale N. 1996 For important contributions to instruction level parallelism and superscalar processor design. ACM DL Author Profile
Patterson, David 2008 University of California at Berkeley
For seminal contributions to RISC microprocessor architectures, RAID storage systems design, and reliable computing, and for leadership in education and in disseminating academic research results into successful industrial products.
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Pomerene, James H 2006 For pioneering innovations in computer architecture, including early concepts in cache, reliable memories, pipelining and branch prediction, for the design of the IAS computer and for the design of the Harvest supercomputer. ACM DL Author Profile
Rau, Bantwal R 2002 For pioneering contributions to statically-scheduled instruction-level parallel processors and their compilers. ACM DL Author Profile
Siewiorek, Daniel 1988 For outstanding contributions in parallel computer architecture, reliability, and computer architecture education. ACM DL Author Profile
Smith, Burton 1991 For pioneering work in the design and implementation of scalable shared memory multiprocessors. ACM DL Author Profile
Smith, James E. 1999 For fundamental contributions to high performance microarchitecture, including saturating counters for branch prediction, reorder buffers for precise exceptions, decoupled access/execute architectures, and vector supercomputer organization, memory, and interconnects. ACM DL Author Profile
Sohi, Gurindar S 2011 University of Wisconsin, Madison
For pioneering widely used micro-architectural techniques for instruction-level parallelism.
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Thornton, James E. 1994 For his pioneering work on high performance processors; for inventing the "scoreboard" for instruction issue; and for fundamental contributions to vector supercomputing. ACM DL Author Profile
Tomasulo, Robert 1997 For the ingenious Tomasulo's algorithm, which enabled out-of-order execution processors to be implemented. ACM DL Author Profile
Valero, Mateo 2007 For extraordinary leadership in building a world class computer architecture research center, for seminal contributions in the areas of vector computing and multithreading, and for pioneering basic new approaches to instruction-level parallelism. ACM DL Author Profile
Watanabe, T. 1998 For contributions to the architectural design of supercomputers with multiple/parallel vector pipelines and programmable vector caches. ACM DL Author Profile
Weiser, Uri C. 2016 For leadership and pioneering industry and academic work in high performance processors and multimedia architectures. ACM DL Author Profile
Wilkes, Maurice V. 1980 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 DL Author Profile