Episode 12 of Computer Architecture Podcast: 50th Anniversary of SIGARCH, Special Episode with Dr. David Patterson, Dr. Norm Jouppi and Dr. Natalie Enright-Jerger

Computer Architecture Podcast: a series of conversations on cutting-edge work in computer architecture and the remarkable people behind it.

This is a special episode to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the SIGARCH in June 2023. We have three leaders from our community who have served as SIGARCH chairs — Dr. David Patterson, Dr. Norm Jouppi and Dr. Natalie Entright-Jerger — reflect on the evolution of the computer architecture field as well as our community over half a century, and share their perspectives on opportunities and exciting times ahead.

David Patterson is a professor emeritus at ​​UC Berkeley, a distinguished engineer at Google, and recipient of the Turing Award. Norm Jouppi, a VP and Engineering Fellow at Google, where he is the chief architect for Google’s Tensor Processing Units (TPUs), and a recipient of the Eckert-Mauchly award. Natalie Enright-Jerger is a professor at the University of Toronto, where she is the Canada Research Chair in Computer Architecture, and is a recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, and distinguished member of ACM and IEEE.

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