December 2, 2023


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AMD Announces Appointment of New Corporate Fellows

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 13, 2023 (Globe NEWSWIRE) — AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) now declared the appointment of 5 specialized leaders to the function of AMD Corporate Fellow. These appointments acknowledge just about every leader’s significant impact on semiconductor innovation throughout several locations, from graphics architecture to superior packaging.

  • David Blythe: A widely revered graphics architect with in excess of a few decades of market experience. Blythe joined AMD in November 2022 just after paying 13 yrs at Intel, most lately as its lead GPU architect. He architected quite a few of the industry’s most consequential graphics APIs for PCs, purchasers, workstations and cellular telephones, including DirectX® 10 and 11 and OpenGL® ES™.
  • Nathan Kalyanasundharam: A modular style and interconnect pro who led the architecture and design and style of AMD Infinity Fabric™. With AMD for extra than 20 decades, Kalyanasundharam is a board member for the CXL™ and UCIe™ consortiums. He also performed an integral function as a coherent interconnect architect for the Frontier supercomputer, which is now the world’s quickest supercomputer and the industry’s initial exascale supercomputer.
  • Suresh Ramalingam: An achieved leader in heterogeneous integrations and sophisticated packaging strategies. With Xilinx for practically 20 many years, Ramalingam has in excess of two many years of cross-sector knowledge and retains 40 patents. He is at present concentrated on 2.5D and 3D packaging know-how for next-technology AMD products.
  • Ben Sander: A 28-calendar year AMD veteran with complex awareness in different topics from architectures to equipment studying, Sander is targeted on software program efficiency and superior architecture. In addition to acquiring the architecture for AMD Opteron™ CPUs, he co-launched the Radeon Open Compute (ROCm™) challenge, an open up software program system letting researchers to faucet the electrical power of AMD Instinct™ accelerators to drive scientific discoveries.
  • Ralph Wittig: A computer architect with Xilinx for more than 25 decades. Obtaining led the R&D do the job that fashioned the foundation for the company’s inference processor fabric AI Engines and device mastering software program stream Vitis™ AI, Wittig is an AI and Equipment Studying qualified. He is actively associated in the semiconductor sector, serving as a steering committee member for Very hot Chips and a visitor editor at IEEE Micro.

“David, Nathan, Suresh, Ben and Ralph – whose engineering contributions have now remaining an indelible mark on our field – signify the most effective of our innovation culture,” claimed Mark Papermaster, chief engineering officer and executive vice president of Technological innovation and Engineering at AMD. “Their appointments to Corporate Fellow will empower AMD to innovate in new proportions as we get the job done to supply the most major breakthroughs in significant-efficiency computing in the 10 years ahead.”

Appointment to AMD Corporate Fellow is an honor bestowed on the most achieved AMD innovators. AMD Corporate Fellows are appointed after a rigorous review procedure that assesses not only unique technological contributions to the enterprise, but also involvement in the market, mentoring of other folks and improving upon the extended-time period strategic posture of the corporation. Presently, only 13 engineers at AMD hold the title of Company Fellow.

About AMD 
For a lot more than 50 yrs AMD has pushed innovation in large-performance computing, graphics and visualization technologies. Billions of men and women, leading Fortune 500 companies and cutting-edge scientific investigate institutions all-around the world depend on AMD technological innovation day-to-day to increase how they stay, work and play. AMD staff members are concentrated on building leadership significant-general performance and adaptive solutions that force the boundaries of what is achievable. For much more information about how AMD is enabling these days and inspiring tomorrow, go to the AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) web pagesiteLinkedIn and Twitter pages. 

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