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Mark Dean

Mark Dean


Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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    Dean is a John Fisher Distinguished Professor at the Tickle College of Engineering. His research focus is in advanced computer architecture (beyond Von Neumann systems), data centric computing, computational sciences and sensor array systems for environmental monitoring and analysis. Prior to UT,  Dean worked for IBM for 34 years, retiring as an IBM Fellow and vice president of Research. Of the 39 patents issued to Dean, he holds three of the nine patents for the original IBM PC. Dean's degrees include a BSEE from the University of Tennessee, a MSEE from Florida Atlantic University, and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. Dean's honors include: National Institute of Science Outstanding Scientist Award, AAAS member, NAE member, IEEE Fellow, Black Engineering of the Year, Ronald H. Brown American Innovators Award, and the National Inventor's Hall of Fame.

    • Advanced Computer Architectures
    • Big Data Systems
    • Computational Science


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