Anand Venkat selected as recipient of the CoE Outstanding Dissertation

March 10, 2017

Anand Venkat (Ph.D.’16), a University of Utah computer science graduate, has been selected as recipient of the College of Engineering Outstanding Dissertation for 2016 for his dissertation entitled “An Integrated Compiler and Runtime Framework for Sparse Matrix Codes.”

Nominations for the award were submitted by the College’s six departments and were screened by a selection committee comprised of the director of graduate studies from each department. All dissertations were ranked by categories that included intellectual merit, its broader impact, and how well the research explored creative, original or potentially transformative concepts.

Venkat will be presented with the award at the College of Engineering Convocation ceremony on Friday, May 5.

He is currently working at Intel as a research scientist.

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