Alan L. Davis
In the early 1980s, Davis left his tenured professor position at Utah to work for Schlumberger Palo Alto Research, where he headed the computer architecture group and developed the "FAIM-1" architecture. In 1988 he joined Hewlett-Packard labs in Palo Alto, where with Ken Stevens and Bill Coates he developed the "post office" switching architecture, a widely cited project.
He returned to the University of Utah's School of Computing where he served as director of graduate studies in 2001 and as associate director since 2003, and has continued to do research with companies such as Intel and Hewlett-Packard.
Davis is mainly known for his work in computer architecture and asynchronous circuits, including influential work on arbiters. He has numerous technical publications and has supervised numerous Ph.D. dissertations.
- "Computer Architecture Seminar Abstracts: Spring 2002". U. T. Austin Computer Architecture Seminar. Retrieved 2009-02-24.
- Joseph D. Dumas II (2006). Computer Architecture. CRC Press. p. 322. ISBN 978-0-8493-2749-0.
- W. Bibel et al. (1987). "Parallel Inference Machine". In Philip C. Treleaven and Marco Vanneschi. Future Parallel Computers. Springer. p. 216. ISBN 978-3-540-18203-0.
- K. W. Bolding and L. Snyder (1994). "Network Fault Detection and Recovery in the Chaos Router". In Gary M Koob and Clifford Lau. Foundations of Dependable Computing. Springer. p. 85. ISBN 978-0-585-28002-8.
- "22 New Graduate Students join School of Computing". The Utah Teapot. Fall 2001.
- Thomas Hendersonby (Summer 2003). "Auf Wiedersehen!". The Utah Teapot.
- "Intel Published Articles Published in or about Q3, 2006". Intel Technology Journal.
- "Three-dimensional memory module architectures". United States Patent Application 20090103345. 2009.
- Kees van Berkel (1993). Handshake Circuits. Cambridge University Press. p. 42. ISBN 978-0-521-45254-0.
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