Faculty at the The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science (UTCS) are at the forefront of the digital revolution. Recently, they have been awarded four ACM Fellows, three IEEE Fellows, a Vice Chair position on the President's Council and a Best Paper Award.
TRIPS (The Tera-op, Reliable, Intelligently adaptive Processing System) is a revolutionary new polymorphous microprocessor architecture designed and built by the Department of Computer Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin. For the past seven years the research team, led by Professors Doug Burger, Stephen Keckler and Kathryn McKinley, has been working on the design of the processor, an updated cross-platform compiler and the instruction set architecture needed to run it.
The Visions of Computing Lecture Series has been created by the Department of Computer Sciences to highlight the excellence of its faculty and recognize their accomplishments. Its purpose is to provide public education about computer science, and to enhance the public appreciation of the stature of this department and its faculty.
r. Doug Burger, professor in the Department of Computer Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin, has received the 2006 Maurice Wilkes Award from the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
IBM and others are racing to create chameleon chips that change to suit the job.
In a recent article entitled "Fired Up for the Supercomputer Derby", Business Week highlighted the TRIPS technology along with the other competitors in the contest.
Doug Burger, Steve Keckler, and Calvin Lin have each received an NSF CAREER Award.