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HPCWire: Tadashi Watanabe Awarded Seymour Cray Prize

Tadashi Watanabe Awarded Seymour Cray Prize

Dr. Tadashi Watanabe, project manager of the Japanese petaflops initiative at the RIKEN research institute and a former vice president of NEC, is the first Japanese citizen to be awarded the distinguished Seymour Cray prize for computer technology by the IEEE. This prestigious honour is for his life's work in high performance computer developments. Dr Watanabe received the prize on November 15 at an SC06 ceremony in Tampa, Florida.

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