Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Wen-mei Hwu
Computer related contributions
- Professor at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign specializing in computer architecture, compiler design, parallel processing and computer microarchitecture.
- Co-director of the Intel and Microsoft funded Universal Parallel Computing Research Center (UPCRC).
- PI for the petascale Blue Waters system.
- PI for the world's first NVIDIA CUDA Center of Excellence.
- Programming Massively Parallel Processors (2012)
- GPU Computing Gems Emerald Edition (2011)
- High Performance Embedded Architectures and Compilers (2005)
- Efficient Instruction Sequencing with Inline Target Insertion (1990)
Honors and awards
- Tau Beta Pi Daniel C. Drucker Eminent Faculty Award (2001)
- ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award (1999)
- Served as the chairman of the Computer Engineering Program at Illinois (1997 to 1999)
- ACM SigArch Maurice Wilkes Award (1998)
- Eta Kappa Nu Holmes MacDonald Outstanding Teaching Award (1997)
- Xerox Award for Faculty Research (1994)
- Received the Eta Kappa Nu Outstanding Young Electrical Engineer Award (1993)
- Holds the Walter J. Sanders III-Advanced Micro Devices Endowed Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Coordinated Science Laboratory