A United States utility patent, No. 7,185,150, for “Self-contained
Mobile, Memory Programming” was issued to Peter
M. Kogge, the Ted H.
McCourtney Professor of Computer Science and Engineering and Associate Dean
for Research. (He holds more than 35.) It covers a new class of computer
architectures where computation occurs in the memory rather than in the microprocessor.
Kogge graduated from the University in 1968 with a bachelor’s degree
in electrical engineering. Prior to returning to Notre Dame in 1994, he worked
in the Federal Systems Division of IBM, served as an IBM Fellow, and was
also an adjunct professor at the State University of New York at Binghamton.