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2014 Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award

Kenichi Miura
Kenichi Miura

Kenichi Miura (MS CS ’71, PhD ’73) is an innovative researcher and corporate executive who made significant contributions to Fujitsu’s VP series of vector supercomputers, demonstrating how vectorizing compilers effectively take advantage of hardware architectures. His numerical algorithms expertise led to systems for high-speed execution of scientific computational applications. From 2003 to 2008, he directed the Japanese National Research Grid Initiative (NAREGI).