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CORNING'S SUWINSKI JOINS CRAY RESEARCH BOARD

 EAGAN, Minn., Nov. 24 ~PRNewswire~ -- Jan Suwinski, executive vice president for Corning Incorporated's Opto-Electronics Group, was elected to the Cray Research board of directors, Cray Research, Inc. (NYSE: CYR) announced today.
 "We are extremely pleased to have Mr. Suwinski join our board," said John Rollwagen, Cray Research chairman and chief executive officer. "Jan not only heads Corning's fiber optics arm, he is an expert in global telecommunications, fiber optics, and other disciplines that are important to Cray Research and the world's emerging technologies."
 Suwinski is also a recognized industry proponent of advanced broadband networks in the U.S. and abroad. He joined Corning in 1965 and held various managerial positions in Corning's Technical Products
Group and the company's Latin America~Asia Pacific Divisions. In 1985 he was named vice president of Corning and general manager of the Telecommunications Products Division and one year later became senior vice president. He was named executive vice president and a member of Corning's Operating Committee in 1990.
 In 1991, Suwinski was elected to the board of directors of Siecor Corporation, the leading manufacturer of fiber-optic cable, and in 1992 became chairman of that board. His expertise in fiber optics and telecommunications includes membership on the board of Optical Fibres in the UK and the Shareholders Committee of Siecor GmbH in Germany. His U.S. involvement includes board membership on the Telecommunications Industry Association and chairman of its association's Fiber Optics
Division. In 1992, he was also elected to the Advisory Council,


National Communications Forum.
 Suwinski received his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and master's in business administration from Cornell University, where he also serves on the Advisory Council of the College of Engineering. A native of Buffalo, N.Y., he is 51.
 Cray Research creates the most powerful, highest-quality computational tools for solving the world's most challenging scientific and industrial problems.
 Corning Incorporated, based in Corning, N.Y., is among the world's largest
manufacturers of optical fiber. In 1970, Corning scientists developed the first low-loss optical fiber, a breakthrough invention that revolutionized the optical communicative industry.
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 ~CONTACT: Frank Parisi of Cray Research, 612-683-7130~
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