One of the world's top leaders in computer engineering, John L. Hennessy, President of Stanford University, was awarded the 2012 IEEE Medal of Honor. As one of the early proponents of the Reduced Instruction Set Computer (RISC) architecture, Hennessy helped revolutionize how computing is performed. This program highlights the dedicated career of Dr. John L. Hennessy.
This program highlights the career of the 2012 IEEE Medal of Honor recipient John L. Hennessy. President of Stanford University. Hennessy is being honored for his hard work and dedication in pioneering the RISC processor architecture and for his leadership in computer engineering and higher education.