David Patterson

Computer Scientist

1947 –

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Who is David Patterson?

David Andrew Patterson is an American computer pioneer and academic who has held the position of Professor of Computer Science at the University of California, Berkeley since 1977.

Patterson is noted for his pioneering contributions to RISC processor design, having coined the term RISC, and by leading the Berkeley RISC project. He is also noted for his research on RAID disks.

His book on computer architecture is widely used in computer science education. Patterson is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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Born
Nov 16, 1947
Evergreen Park
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of California, Los Angeles
Employment
  • University of California, Berkeley
Lived in
  • Evergreen Park

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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