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Celebrating the 2012 IEEE Honors Ceremony Recipientsphoto of John L. Hennessy, 2012 IEEE Medal of Honor recipient

Stanford University President John L. Hennessy, who pioneered the RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computer) computer architecture and demonstrated exceptional leadership in computer engineering and higher education, will be presented with the IEEE Medal of Honor at the IEEE Honors Ceremony on Saturday, 30 June 2012 in Boston, Mass., USA.

The ceremony can be viewed live on beginning at 6:30 p.m. EST.

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