Dr. Daniel A. Jiménez has been named a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for his contributions to neural branch prediction in microprocessor research and design.
The number of IEEE fellows elevated in a year is no more than one-tenth of 1% of the total IEEE voting membership.
Jiménez joined the department in 2013. He received his doctoral degree in computer science from The University of Texas at Austin, and his master’s degree in computer science and bachelor’s degree in computer science and systems design from The University of Texas at San Antonio.
His research interests include computer architecture and compilers, with an emphasis on characterizing and exploiting the predictability of programs.