William Dally, PhD, is a computer scientist who invented hardware architectures that power parallel computing, modern supercomputers, and artificial intelligence as we know it today.

  • Former Chair of Stanford University’s computer science department, often ranked #1 in the U.S.
  • Author of more than 250 papers and 4 textbooks, and holds 120 patents.
  • Inventor in the fields of energy-efficient computing, domain-specific computer architectures, and networking.
  • Consultant to many government agencies in defense and intelligence on high-performance computing and artificial intelligence.
  • Member of U.S. National Academy of Engineering, and Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, the Association for Computing Machinery, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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