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John Wawrzynek

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley

John Wawrzynek is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley.  He holds a PhD and MS in Computer Science from the California Institute of Technology, an MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign, and a BS in Electrical Engineering, from the State University of New York at Buffalo.  He is a co-director at the Berkeley Wireless Research Center (BWRC) and Vice Chair for Graduate Matters in the Computer Science Divison.  His research interests include reconfigurable computing, computer architecture, computer-aided design, and wireless systems.  He teaches courses in digital design, computer architecture, VLSI system design, and reconfigurable computing.  He was co-founder of Andes Networks, a company specializing in the design and manufacturing of accelerators for network security; BEECube, Inc., specializing in reconfigurable computing systems; and Bina Technologies accelerating genomics applications.

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