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David A. Patterson

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David Patterson
Born (1947-11-16) November 16, 1947 (age 76)
Alma materUCLA
Known forRISC
Network of Workstations
AwardsEckert–Mauchly Award[1] (2008)
ACM Distinguished Service Award (2007)
Computer History Museum Fellow (2007)
National Academy of Engineering Member
National Academy of Sciences Member
AAAS Fellow
ACM Fellow (1994)
IEEE Fellow
Karl Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award (1991)
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of California, Berkeley
ThesisVerification of Microprograms[2] (1976)
Doctoral advisorDavid F. Martin
Gerald Estrin
Doctoral studentsGarth A. Gibson
David Ungar

David Andrew Patterson (born November 16, 1947) is an American computer pioneer and academic. He has held the position of Professor of Computer Science at the University of California, Berkeley since 1976.

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