Jack Lipovski

Professor Emeritus

Jack Lipovski is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The Unievrsity of Texas at Austin.

Jack Lipovski received his A.B and B.S.E.E. degrees from Notre Dame in 1966, and his M.S.E.E. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Illinois in 1967 and 1969. He taught electrical engineering and computer science at the University of Florida from 1969 to 1976, and The University of Texas at Austin since 1976, where he is a full professor. In 1988-89, he held the Grace Hopper Chair of Computer Science at the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California.

Dr. Lipovski designed and built the pioneering database computer, CASSM, and parallel computer, TRAC. He has published more than 70 papers, has authored or coauthored ten books, has edited three books, and has 11 patents. He chaired the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Computer Architecture and the Computer Architecture Committee of the Association for Computer Machinery. He was also a Computer Society Governing Board member, Euromicro director, IEEE Micro editor, and Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing area editor. He was elected to be a fellow of the IEEE for his contributions to database computers, and he was awarded membership in the Golden Core of the IEEE Computer Society. At the 25th International Symposium on Computer Architecture, he was recognized for having published more papers at this prestigious symposium than any other author. He has consulted for several companies including the Microelectronics and Computer Corporation. He is currently Chairman of the Board of Linden Technology Ltd., which has an exclusive license from The University of Texas for his patents, and which sub-licenses this technology to chip manufacturers.