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The Next Big Thing in Computers

It’s not a person ... at least not one person ... although an engineering faculty member is contributing. Peter M. Kogge, the Associate Dean for Research and the Ted H. McCourtney Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, has been named to the Interim Council for the Community Computing Consortium (CCC).

Created by the Computing Research Association in conjunction with the National Science Foundation in order to identify major research opportunities and establish grand challenges for the field of computing, the CCC provides scientific leadership and vision on issues related to the future of computing and large-scale computing projects. Many CCC discussions focus on the next big computing ideas — those that will define the future of computing, galvanize the best and brightest minds of the next generation of students and researchers, and attract research investment and public support. Members of the CCC also study computing’s impact on industry, as well as the nature and role of research.

A fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and an IBM fellow (retired), Kogge has served on many panels, committees, and workshops addressing the future of computing. He has written two books on computer architecture and holds 39 patents and patent applications. An alum (B.S., EE ’68), Kogge returned to the University in 1994.