Stephen B. Furber#


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Email:steve.furber 'at' manchester.ac.uk
Membership Number:2521
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:INFORMATICS
Username:sfurber
Elected:2008
Homepage: http://www.cs.manchester.ac.uk/about-us/staffspotlights/steve-furber http://apt.cs.manchester.ac.uk//people/sfurber





Present and Previous Positions
  • since 1990 ICL Professor of Computer Engineering, Computer Science, University of Manchester, UK (Head of Department: 2001-2004)
  • 1981-1990 Hardware designer, design manager, then head of Advanced R&D Acorn Computer Ltd, Cambridge, UK
  • 1978-1981 Rolls-Royce Research Fellow, Emmanuel College, Cambridge, UK
  • 1974-1980 PhD (aerodynamics), University of Cambridge, UK

Fields of Scholarship
  • Computer engineering
  • Low-power system design
  • Asynchronous digital systems
  • Systems-on-chip
  • Networks-on-chip
  • Neural systems engineering

Honours and Awards
  • 2008 CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire), "for services to computer science"
  • 2008 Elected Member of Academia Europaea
  • 2007 Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Faraday Medal
  • 2005 Elected Fellow of the IEEE
  • 2004-2009 Royal Society-Wolfson Research Merit Award
  • 2003 Royal Academy of Engineering Silver Medal
  • 2002 Elected Fellow of the Royal Society, UK
  • 1999 Elected Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, UK


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