BOISE, Idaho, June 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Micron Technology, Inc., (Nasdaq:MU) today congratulates Daniel Skinner, Director, Mobile DRAM Architecture, on receiving the prestigious JEDEC Award of Excellence in recognition of his leadership as chairman of the LPDDR3 and LPDDR4 Task Groups.
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The Award of Excellence is the most prestigious award bestowed by the Association, and it recognizes an individual's sustained service to JEDEC and the standards community. Mr. Skinner is only the 10th individual to have been awarded this honor."Dan was instrumental in driving the development of LPDDR3 in a timely manner to meet the needs of the mobile industry," said JEDEC president John Kelly. "His continued leadership within JEDEC around LPDDR4 has been essential as he led the task group to identify next-generation mobile apps and develop a standard around the needed requirements to make those apps a reality." "Dan is an exceptional engineer and industry visionary, who is highly regarded by everyone he works with, including his Micron colleagues, partners, and customers. We couldn't be more proud of Dan on receiving this great honor," said Brian Shirley, Micron's vice president of memory technology and solutions. "The continued evolution of mobile low-power DRAM is instrumental to driving next-generation mobile user experiences and Dan can take credit in rallying the industry toward that next wave of mobile innovation."