Computer architecture, parallel computing, memory systems, and performance
Prof. David A. Wood is a Professor and Romnes Fellow in
the Computer Sciences Department at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Dr. Wood also holds a courtesy appointment in the Department of
Electrical and Computer Engineering. Dr. Wood received
a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (1981) and a
Ph.D. in Computer Science (1990), both at the
University of California, Berkeley.
He joined the faculty at the University of Wisconsin in 1990.
Dr. Wood was named an ACM Fellow (2005) and IEEE Fellow (2004),
received the University of Wisconsin's H.I. Romnes Faculty Fellowship
(1999), and received
the National Science Foundation's Presidential Young
Investigator award (1991).
Dr. Wood is Area Editor (Computer Systems) of ACM Transactions
on Modeling and Computer Simulation, is Associate Editor of ACM Transactions
on Architecture and Compiler Optimization, served as Program Committee
Chairman of ASPLOS-X (2002), and has served on numerous program committees.
Dr. Wood is an ACM Fellow, an IEEE Fellow, and a member of
the IEEE Computer Society.
Dr. Wood has published over 70 technical papers and is
an inventor on thirteen U.S. and International patents.
Dr. Wood co-leads the Wisconsin Multifacet project with Prof. Mark Hill
(URL http://www.cs.wisc.edu/multifacet) which is exploring techniques
for improving the availability, designability, programmability, and
performance of commercial multiprocessor and chip multiprocessor servers.