Engineering School Partners with Micron on Groundbreaking Processor

A Worldwide Center For Advanced Processing Research

Professors Mircea Stan, Kevin Skadron and Stuart Wolf are heading the Center for Automata Processing, the only center of its kind in the world.


Micron Technology finds itself in an unusual position for a company known for innovations in computer memory and storage. It has entered new territory by developing a processing chip capable of opening the door to advances in fields like bioinformatics, video/image analytics and network security. It turned last year to computer scientists at the University of Virginia with expertise in novel processor architectures and relevant applications to build a worldwide community devoted to realizing the Automata Processor’s potential. The Center for Automata Processing, cofounded by Micron and the University, is a virtual collaboration of universities, companies and government agencies.

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