About

Dr. Richard Murphy is a Senior Advanced Memory Systems Architect for
Micron’s DRAM Solutions Group and is focused on future memory platforms,
including processing-in-memory.

Prior to joining Micron in 2012, Dr. Murphy was a Principal Member of
the Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories. He also worked as a
technical staff member at Sun Microsystems and served as the Principal
Investigator of several advanced computing R&D efforts, including
projects for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and
the Department of Energy (DOE).

Dr. Murphy’s specialties include research and development of computer
architecture, advanced memory systems, and supercomputing systems for
physics and data-intensive problems. He has led several large
multidisciplinary teams in the successful creation of new technologies.
He also cofounded the Graph 500 benchmark and currently chairs its
executive committee.

Dr. Murphy is Adjunct Faculty in the Electrical and Computer
Engineering Departments at the Georgia Institute of Technology and New
Mexico State University. He is the author of over two dozen papers and
two patents. He holds a PhD in computer science and engineering, as well
as an MS, BS, and BA from the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Murphy is a
Senior Member of the IEEE.