University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Wen-mei Hwu is currently a Senior Distinguished Research Scientist with NVIDIA. Prior to NVIDIA, he was a Professor, Sanders-AMD endowed Chair, Acting Department Head, and Chief Scientist of the Parallel Computing Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He and his Illinois team developed the superblock compiler scheduling and optimization framework that has been adopted by virtually all modern vendors and open-source compilers today. For his research contributions, he received the ACM SigArch Maurice Wilkes Award, ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award, IEEE Computer Society Charles Babbage Award, ISCA Influential Paper Award, MICRO Test-of-Time Award, IEEE Computer Society B. R. Rau Award, CGO Test-of-Time Award and Distinguished Alumni Award in CS of the University of California, Berkeley. He has also won numerous best paper awards for major conferences. He is a Fellow of the ACM and IEEE.