Burton Smith (Microsoft Corporation)

Burton J. Smith, Technical Fellow for Microsoft Corporation, works with various groups within the company to define and expand efforts in the areas of parallel and high performance computing.  He received the Seymour Cray Award and was elected to the NAE in 2003.  He received the Eckert-Mauchly Award in 1991 and was elected a fellow of the IEEE and ACM in 1994.  He was elected Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2010.   Smith attended the University of New Mexico, where he earned a BSEE degree, and MIT, where he earned SM, EE, and Sc.D degrees.