The Coding Illini triumphed over the Korean team in the final match at SC'14 held in New Orleans last month. The team donated the grand prize $26,000 to the National Center for Women and Information Technology.
Parallel Computing Institute research faculty member and CS Professor Dan Roth was one of six University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign faculty members have been elected 2014 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The other recipients were Placid M. Ferreira (Mechanical Science
The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) and the CompGen initiative are sponsoring two Spring 2015 fellowships for graduate students working in biology, bioinformatics, computational biology, or biologically-relevant computational science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Since CSL professor Wen-mei Hwu co-founded MulticoreWare six years ago, the company has grown from a small startup to the leading provider of GPU-accelerated software and GPU-computing infrastructure software, used by such tech giants as Amazon and Google.
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 28 October 2014 – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Professor Wen-mei W. Hwu has been named the 2014 recipient of the IEEE Computer Society B. Ramakrishna Rau Award for his work in Instruction-Level Parallelism.
ACM (the Association for Computing Machinery) and IEEE Computer Society have named Harshitha Menon of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and Alexander Breuer of Technische Universität München (TUM) as recipients of 2014 ACM/IEEE Computer Society George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowships.