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David Patterson Vice Chair at RISC-V Foundation


David Patterson is a Berkeley CS professor emeritus, a Google distinguished engineer, and the RISC-V Foundation Vice-Chair. He received his BA, MS, and PhD degrees from UCLA. His Reduced Instruction Set Computer (RISC), Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks (RAID), and Network of Workstation projects helped lead to multibillion-dollar industries. This work led to 40 awards for research, teaching, and service plus many papers and seven books. The best known book is Computer Architecture: A Quantitative Approach and the newest is The RISC-V Reader: An Open Architecture Atlas. In 2018 he and John Hennessy shared the ACM A.M Turing Award.

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