James E. Smith (engineer)

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James E. Smith is a computer engineer and an emeritus professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.[1]

Smith was awarded the 1999 Eckert–Mauchly Award "for fundamental contributions to high performance micro-architecture, including saturating counters for branch prediction, reorder buffers for precise exceptions, decoupled access/execute architectures, and vector supercomputer organization memory, and interconnects." [2]


  1. ^ http://www.engr.wisc.edu/ece/faculty/smith_james.html
  2. ^ http://www.computer.org/portal/web/awards/eckert