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John Hennessy wins Turing Award for contributions to computing

March 21, 2018
Virtually all tablets, phones and smart devices run on a computer architecture developed by former Stanford President John Hennessy and his collaborator David Patterson. They won the 2017 Turing Award for their contribution.

Knight-Hennessy Scholars program announces pioneer cohort of future leaders

February 15, 2018
The inaugural group of 49 students is 57 percent women and includes citizens of 20 countries pursuing degrees in 28 Stanford graduate departments.

John Hennessy elected to Royal Academy of Engineering

September 7, 2017
Hennessy, a pioneer in computer architecture, explains why the honor holds special significance.

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