Babbage Award

Nina Welding | June 9, 2014 | Notre Dame News

Peter M Kogge

University of Notre Dame computer science and engineering professor Peter M. Kogge, developer of the space shuttle I/O processor, the world’s first multicore processor, and a number of other important innovations, was awarded the Charles Babbage Award at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ (IEEE) 2014 International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium in Phoenix earlier this year.

The Babbage Award, presented since 1989, is bestowed in recognition of exceptional contributions to the field. Considered the father of the computer, Babbage is the English mathematician, philosopher, inventor and mechanical engineer who originated the concept of a programmable computer.

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