prof John Hennessy

John Hennessy receives NAE's Charles Stark Draper Prize for Engineering


His citation reads “for contributions to the invention, development, and implementation of reduced instruction set computer (RISC) chips."


Congratulations to Professor John Hennessy on being selected as one of the winners of the 2022 Charles Stark Draper Prize for Engineering by the National Academy of Engineering.

Recognized as one of the world's preeminent awards for engineering achievement, the Charles Stark Draper Prize for Engineering honors an engineer whose accomplishment has significantly impacted society by improving the quality of life, providing the ability to live freely and comfortably, and/or permitting the access to information. The Draper Prize is awarded biennially, and recognizes achievements in all engineering disciplines.

Please join us in congratulating John on another more-than-well-deserved honor!

Published : Feb 25th, 2022 at 12:21 pm
Updated : Jul 12th, 2022 at 08:26 am