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A computer scientist, Chair of Computer Science & Associate Chair, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley, he founded Arch Rock, a company that makes wireless networked sensors. He invented the TinyOS operating system. He received his B.A. from UC Berkeley in 1980, and an M.S. and Ph.D. from MIT, 1985 and 1989 respectively. He joined the EECS faculty in 1989 and is the founding Director of Intel Research, UC Berkeley and the Associate Chair of the EECS department. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, an ACM Fellow, and was selected in Scientific American Top 50 Researchers and Technology Review 10 Technologies that Will Change the World. He was awarded the NSF Presidential Young Investigator and the Presidential Faculty Fellowship. His research addresses networks of small, embedded wireless devices, planetary-scale internet services, parallel computer architecture, parallel programming languages, and high performance communication. This includes TinyOS, Berkeley Motes, PlanetLab, Networks of Workstations (NOW), Internet services, Active Messages, Split-C, and the Threaded Abstract Machine (TAM). He is a co-author of several publications such as, "Wireless Embedded Systems and Networking - Labs Based on the AIIT Lecture," with J. Jeong, EECS Department, University of California, Berkeley, Tech. Rep. UCB/EECS-2008-14, Feb. 2008.
Noted For:Inventor of the TinyOS operating system
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