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Moin Qureshi Receives Maurice Wilkes Award

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At the International Symposium on Computer Architecture Awards Banquet on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, CRISP PI Moin Qureshi was announced as this year’s winner of the ACM SIGARCH Maurice Wilkes Award, “for contributions to high performance memory systems.”  The Maurice Wilkes award is given annually for an outstanding contribution to computer architecture made by an individual whose computer-related professional career (graduate school or full-time employment, whichever began first) started no earlier than January 1st of the year that is 20 years prior to the year of the award. 

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Moinuddin Qureshi is a Professor of Computer Science at Georgia Tech. His research interests include computer architecture, memory systems, hardware security, and quantum computing. Previously, he was a research staff member (2007-2011) at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, where he developed the caching algorithms for Power-7 processors. He is a member of the Hall of Fame for ISCA, MICRO, and HPCA. His research has been recognized with the best paper award at MICRO 2018, best paper award at HiPC 2014, and two awards (and three honorable mentions) at IEEE MICRO Top Picks. His ISCA 2009 paper on Phase Change Memory was awarded the 2019 Persistent Impact Prize in recognition of “exceptional impact on the fields of study related to non-volatile memories”. He was the Program Chair of MICRO 2015 and Selection Committee Co-Chair of Top Picks 2017.  He received his Ph.D. (2007) and M.S. (2003) from the University of Texas at Austin.