Electrical Engineering
      and Computer Sciences

Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

UC Berkeley

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Alan J. Smith

Professor Emeritus

Research Areas

Biography

He received his S. B. from MIT and a Ph.D. Stanford University. Awards/Honors/Lectureships:

  • Harry Goode Award of the IEEE Computer Society, 2006, for outstanding contribution to the information processing field, citation reads: "For leadership in the measurement and evaluation of cache and memory system performance."
  • 2008 IEEE Reynold B. Johnson Information Storage Systems Award "for contributions to the performance analysis of computer storage systems, including improvements to disk caches, prefetching and data placement."
  • A. A. Michelson Award of the Computer Measurement Group (CMG), 2003.
    The award is given as a lifetime achievement award for making significant, lasting contributions to the field of computer measurement and performance.
  • Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2001.
  • Fellow of the ACM, 2000.
  • Fellow, IEEE, 1988.

Selected Publications