Yale N. Patt

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Yale Patt is Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the Ernest Cockrell, Jr. Centennial Chair in Engineering, and a Distinguished University Teaching Professor at The University of Texas at Austin.


Research Interests: 
  • High Performance Substrate
  • High Performance Systems
Current Research: 

The focus of his research is generally five to ten years beyond what industry provides at that point in time. His rationale has always been that he does not do revenue shipments, preferring to produce knowledge that will be useful to future revenue shipments and, more importantly, graduates who will design those future products.


Select Publications

with M Hashemi, D Marr, and D Carmean. July 2015. Efficient Execution of Bursty Applications.
with Eiman Ebrahimi, Chang Joo Lee, and Onur Mutlu. April 2012. Fairness via Source Throttling: A Configurable and High-Performance Fairness Substrate for Multi-Core Memory Systems.
with Chang Joo Lee, Onur Mutlu, and Veynu Narasiman. October 2011. Prefetch-Aware Memory Controllers.
with Hyesoon Kim, Jose Joao, Onur Mutlu, Chang Joo Lee, and Robert Cohn. September 2009. Virtual Program Counter (VPC) Prediction: Very Low-Cost Indirect Branch Prediction using Conditional Branch Prediction Hardware.
with Jose A. Joao, Onur Mutlu, and Hyesoon Kim. June 2008. Dynamic Predication of Indirect Jumps.

Awards & Honors

2014 - Member, National Academy of Engineering
1996 - IEEE/ACM Eckert-Mauchly Award
2016 - Benjamin Franklin Medal, Franklin Institute
2000 - ACM Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award
1995 - IEEE Emanuel R. Piore Award,
2013 - IEEE Harry H. Goode Award
1999 - IEEE Wallace W. McDowell Award
2011 - IEEE B. Ramakrishna Rau Award
2005 - IEEE Charles Babbage Award
2017 - Friar Centennial Teaching Fellowship