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AMD Announces Appointment of New Corporate Fellows

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 13, 2023 (Globe NEWSWIRE) — AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today introduced the appointment of 5 specialized leaders to the position of AMD Company Fellow. These appointments acknowledge each and every leader’s considerable influence on semiconductor innovation throughout different spots, from graphics architecture to advanced packaging.

  • David Blythe: A extensively respected graphics architect with over three many years of field practical experience. Blythe joined AMD in November 2022 following spending 13 a long time at Intel, most just lately as its guide GPU architect. He architected various of the industry’s most consequential graphics APIs for PCs, consumers, workstations and mobile phones, like DirectX® 10 and 11 and OpenGL® ES™.
  • Nathan Kalyanasundharam: A modular layout and interconnect specialist who led the architecture and design of AMD Infinity Fabric™. With AMD for additional than 20 a long time, Kalyanasundharam is a board member for the CXL™ and UCIe™ consortiums. He also played an integral position as a coherent interconnect architect for the Frontier supercomputer, which is at the moment the world’s swiftest supercomputer and the industry’s to start with exascale supercomputer.
  • Suresh Ramalingam: An achieved chief in heterogeneous integrations and advanced packaging strategies. With Xilinx for practically 20 a long time, Ramalingam has above two many years of cross-sector working experience and retains 40 patents. He is currently concentrated on 2.5D and 3D packaging technological innovation for upcoming-era AMD merchandise.
  • Ben Sander: A 28-calendar year AMD veteran with specialized information in several topics from architectures to device discovering, Sander is centered on software effectiveness and innovative architecture. In addition to building the architecture for AMD Opteron™ CPUs, he co-established the Radeon Open Compute (ROCm™) project, an open software program platform enabling researchers to tap the electric power of AMD Instinct™ accelerators to generate scientific discoveries.
  • Ralph Wittig: A pc architect with Xilinx for extra than 25 a long time. Possessing led the R&D function that formed the basis for the company’s inference processor material AI Engines and equipment studying program circulation Vitis™ AI, Wittig is an AI and Machine Finding out skilled. He is actively associated in the semiconductor field, serving as a steering committee member for Hot Chips and a guest editor at IEEE Micro.

“David, Nathan, Suresh, Ben and Ralph – whose engineering contributions have already remaining an indelible mark on our field – characterize the ideal of our innovation culture,” claimed Mark Papermaster, main know-how officer and executive vice president of Technological innovation and Engineering at AMD. “Their appointments to Corporate Fellow will permit AMD to innovate in new dimensions as we get the job done to provide the most major breakthroughs in high-effectiveness computing in the ten years ahead.”

Appointment to AMD Corporate Fellow is an honor bestowed on the most achieved AMD innovators. AMD Company Fellows are appointed just after a arduous evaluation process that assesses not only distinct technological contributions to the enterprise, but also involvement in the field, mentoring of other folks and increasing the prolonged-phrase strategic situation of the enterprise. Now, only 13 engineers at AMD hold the title of Company Fellow.

About AMD 
For a lot more than 50 a long time AMD has pushed innovation in superior-general performance computing, graphics and visualization technologies. Billions of folks, top Fortune 500 organizations and reducing-edge scientific study establishments all around the planet depend on AMD engineering day by day to make improvements to how they reside, get the job done and play. AMD workforce are targeted on building management high-performance and adaptive merchandise that press the boundaries of what is probable. For a lot more info about how AMD is enabling today and inspiring tomorrow, take a look at the AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) siteweblogLinkedIn and Twitter pages. 

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