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David Patterson
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Born (1947-11-16) November 16, 1947 (age 76)
Nationality American
Alma mater UCLA
Known for RISC
Network of Workstations
Awards Eckert–Mauchly Award (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
Institutions University of California, Berkeley
Thesis Verification of Microprograms (1976)
Doctoral advisor David F. Martin
Gerald Estrin
Doctoral students Garth 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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