Honored for leadership in high-bandwidth memory interface technology
LOS ALTOS, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES – 02/20/2007 – Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS), one of the world’s premier technology licensing companies specializing in high-speed memory architectures, today announced that founder and Chief Scientist Dr. Mark Horowitz has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering for his leadership in high-bandwidth memory interface technology and scalable cache coherent multiprocessor architectures. Dr. Horowitz is among the 2,217 US members of this distinguished organization.
“This is a great honor and well deserved recognition for Mark’s foundational technical contributions to our industry,” said Harold Hughes, chief executive officer at Rambus. “We are proud to have such a distinguished member of the engineering community leading our world-class team of scientists and engineers in designing and delivering the world’s most advanced memory and logic architectures.”
The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) is an independent, nonprofit institution. Its members consist of the nation’s premier engineers, who are elected by their peers for seminal contributions to engineering. The academy provides leadership and guidance to government on the application of engineering resources to social, economic, and security problems. Established in 1964, NAE operates under the congressional charter granted to the National Academy of Sciences in 1863.
About Rambus Inc.
Rambus is one of the world’s premier technology licensing companies specializing in the invention and design of high-speed chip architectures. Since its founding in 1990, the Company’s patented innovations, breakthrough technologies and renowned integration expertise have helped industry-leading chip and system companies bring superior products to market. Rambus’ technology and products solve customers’ most complex chip and system-level interface challenges enabling unprecedented performance in computing, communications and consumer electronics applications. Rambus licenses both its world-class patent portfolio as well as its family of leadership and industry-standard interface products. Headquartered in Los Altos, California, Rambus has regional offices in North Carolina, India, Germany, Japan, Korea and Taiwan. Additional information is available at www.rambus.com.