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David Andrew Patterson

David Andrew Patterson, American computer scientist, educator, consultant. Recipient Distinguished Teaching award University California, Berkeley, 1982, Diane S. McEntyre award, 1998, Outstanding Alumnus award University of California at Los Angeles Computer Science Department; named to Silicon Valley Engineering Hall of Fame, 2006.

Background

  • Patterson, David Andrew was born on November 16, 1947 in Evergreen Park, Illinois, United States. Son of David Dwight and Lucie Jeanette (Ekstrom) Patterson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, University of California at Los Angeles, 1969. Master of Science in Computer Science, University of California at Los Angeles, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, University of California at Los Angeles, 1976.

    Career

    • Member technical staff Hughes Aircraft Company, Los Angeles, 1972-1976, Thinking Machines Corporation, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1979. Professor computer science division University California, Berkeley, since 1977, chairman, 1990-1993, E.H. and Mechanical Engineering Pardee chair computer science, since 1992. Consultant Sun Microsystems, Inc., Mountain View, California, since 1984.

    Works

    • Massage Test Prep - Complete Study Guide for MBLEx, Third Edition
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    • Film History: An Introduction, 3rd Edition
    • Written by two of the leading scholars in film studies, Film History: An Introduction is a comprehensive, global survey of the medium that covers the development of every genre in film, from drama and comedy to documentary and experimental.
    • Film History: An Introduction, 3rd Edition
    • Written by two of the leading scholars in film studies, Film History: An Introduction is a comprehensive, global survey of the medium that covers the development of every genre in film, from drama and comedy to documentary and experimental.

    Membership

    Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (undergraduate teaching award 1996, technical achievement award 1995, co-recipient Reynold B. Johnson Information Storage award, John Von Neumann medal 2000, James H. Mulligan Education medal, 2000), Association Computer Machinery (Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator award, 1991, co-recipient, Sigmod Test of Time award 1998), Computer Society, American Academy Arts & Sciences. Member National Academy of Engineering, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Computing Research Association (board directors Washington 1991-2003, chair 1993-1997, special interest group on computer architecture), Association Computer Machinery (board directors 1987-1990, chair 1993-1995, president 2004-2006), National Academy of Sciences (computer science and telecommunications board).

    Personality

    Interests

    Biking, soccer, weightlifting, body surfing.

    Connections

    • Married Linda Ann Crandall, September 4, 1967. Children: David Adam, Michael Andrew.
    • father: David Dwight Patterson
    • mother: Lucie Jeanette (Ekstrom) Patterson
    • spouse: Linda Ann Crandall
    • children: David Adam Patterson
    • Michael Andrew Patterson
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    Born November 16, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1970
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1976
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1972 - 1976
      Member, technical staff Hughes Aircraft Company
    • 1977
      professor, computer science division University California
      Berkeley, California, United States
    • 1979
      Member, technical staff Hughes Aircraft Company
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1992
      professor, computer science division University California