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03-29-12, 06:00 PM
http://5601-blogs-nvidia-com.voxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/1197365469-650x366.jpgWe‚??re thrilled that Bill Dally¬*will once again¬*¬*be leading NVIDIA‚??s world-class research organization.

Bill will be back with us full time as of April 2, resuming his work leading the incubation of¬* technologies needed to exploit the opportunities ahead in energy-efficient parallel computing.

http://5601-blogs-nvidia-com.voxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/bill-dally-headshot-237x300.png (http://5601-blogs-nvidia-com.voxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/bill-dally-headshot.png) NVIDIA Chief Scientist Bill Dally
Three years ago, he signed on as head of NVIDIA Research and Chief Scientist, taking a two-year¬*leave¬*from Stanford University, where he‚??d been chairman of the computer science department. Following this tour of duty, he returned just over¬*a¬*year ago to academia. Although his Stanford obligations prevented¬*him¬*from retaining his research duties here,¬*Bill¬*continued to serve as Chief Scientist.

‚??While I love teaching and I love Stanford, I love NVIDIA more,‚?? Bill said in a note to NVIDIA colleagues. ‚??The opportunity to be part of an all-star team that is developing products that will change the world is too great to pass up, so I‚??m back in the saddle at NVIDIA Research.‚??

Bill is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and a Fellow of the IEEE and the ACM. In 2010, he received the Eckert-Mauchly Award, considered the highest prize in computer architecture.

NVIDIA co-founder Chris Malachowsky had been serving as head of NVIDIA Research in the interim and will step back from those duties.

Featured image credit:¬*NVIDIA | CGSociety NVArt¬*by Maciej Frolow¬*

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