Anant Agarwal

By: Lindsey Johnson and Edwin Mejia


Anant Agarwal is a computer architecture researcher. He is a professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he led the development of Alewife, an early cache multiprocessor.


He is a leader of the Angstrom Project, which is creating fundamental technologies for exascale computing. This lead to two major education influences. One which is named edX and the other he helped with is Khan Academy.


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