#8110 Overall Influence

Kunle Olukotun

American computer scientist

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Oyekunle Ayinde "Kunle" Olukotun is a British-born Nigerian computer scientist who is the Cadence Design Systems Professor of the Stanford School of Engineering, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Stanford University and the director of the Stanford Pervasive Parallelism Lab. Olukotun is known as the “father of the multi-core processor”, and the leader of the Stanford Hydra Chip Multiprocessor research project. Olukotun's achievements include designing the first general-purpose multi-core CPU, innovating single-chip multiprocessor and multi-threaded processor design, and pioneering multicore CPUs and GPUs, transactional memory technology and domain-specific languages programming models. Olukotun's research interests include computer architecture, parallel programming environments and scalable parallel systems, domain specific languages and high-level compilers.

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University of Michigan

Public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Calvin University

Private Christian university in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

Stanford University

Private research university located in Stanford, California, United States

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#673 World Rank
Computer Science
#876 World Rank
Engineering