2011 Early Career Academic Achievement Alumni Award
José Martínez is associate professor of electrical and computer engineering and graduate field member of computer science at Cornell University. His research area is computer architecture, and his work has earned several awards; among them: two IEEE Micro Top Picks papers; a HPCA Best Paper Award; a NSF CAREER Award; and two IBM Faculty Awards. On the teaching side, he has been recognized with a 2005 Kenneth A. Goldman ‘71 Excellence in Teaching Award, as a 2007 Merrill Presidential Teacher, and as the 2011 Tau Beta Pi Professor of the Year in the College of Engineering.
Prof. Martínez earned MS (1999) and Ph.D. (2002) degrees in computer science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; his adviser was Prof. Josep Torrellas. He is a senior member of the ACM and the IEEE, Associate Editor in Chief of IEEE Computer Architecture Letters, as well as Associate Editor of ACM Trans. on Computer Architecture and Code Optimization.