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."
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!