Maryam Mehri Dehnavi

Assistant Professor

ECE

Phone:(848) 445-9152
Fax:
Email:maryam.mehri@rutgers.edu
Office:CoRE 715

Education

  • B. Sc., Electrical Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, 2005
  • M. Sc., Computer Engineering, University of Calgary, 2007
  • Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University, 2013

Honors

  • FQRNT postdoctoral fellowship, 2013-2015
  • NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada) Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2013-2015
  • NSERC Graduate Scholarship-CGSD, 2009-2012
  • NSERC Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplemnet, U.C. Berkeley, 2012
  • NSERC Industrial Research Fellowship, 2012
  • Visiting Fellowship in Canadian Government Labs, 2012
  • FQRNT International Internship Scholarhip, U.C. Irvine, 2011

Professional Affiliations

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Computer Science, 2013-2015 Visiting Research Scholar
  • Visiting Research Scholar, University of California, Berkeley, Computer Science, 2012
  • Visiting Research Scholar, University of California Irvine, Computer Engineering, 2011

Research Interests

  • High-Performance Computing
  • Machine Learning
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Data Mining
  • Scientific Computing
  • Computational Biology
  • Compilers

Selected Publications

Refereed Journal Papers

Parallel sparse approximate inverse preconditioning on graphic processing units
M. Mehri Dehnavi, D.M. Fernandez, J.L. Guadiot and D. Giannacopoulos
TPDS. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems. 24(9):1852--1862, 2013. Paper

Parallel finite element technique using Gaussian belief propagation
Y. El-Kurdi*, M. Mehri Dehnavi*, W. Gross and D. Giannacopoulos (*equal contribution)
CPC. Computer Physics Communications. 193, 38--48, 2015. Paper

Communication-avoiding Krylov techniques on graphic processing units
M. Mehri Dehnavi, D.M. Fernandez, J. Demmel and D. Giannacopoulos
TMAG. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics. 49(5):1749--1752, 2013. Paper

Alternate parallel processing approach for FEM
D.M. Fernandez, M. Mehri Dehnavi, W. Gross and D. Giannacopoulos
TMAG. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics. 48(2):399--402, 2012. Paper

Evaluating multi-core and many-core architectures through accelerating the three-dimensional Lax--Wendroff correction stencil
Y. You, H. Fu, S. Song, M. Mehri Dehnavi, L. Gan, X. Huang, G. Yang
IJHPCA. International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications, 2014.
Best Paper for ASHES cojucted with IPDPS. Paper

Enhancing the performance of conjugate gradient solvers on graphic processing units
M. Mehri Dehnavi, D.M. Fernandez and D. Giannacopoulos
TMAG. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics. 47(5):1162--1165, 2011. Paper

Finite-element sparse matrix vector multiplication on graphic processing units
M. Mehri Dehnavi, D.M. Fernandez and D. Giannacopoulos
TMAG. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics. 46(8):2982--2985, 2010.
Best Paper Finalist in IEEE Conference on computational electromagnetics (CEFC2009). Paper

Enhancing the performance of electromagnetic applications on clustered architectures
M. Mehri Dehnavi and D. Giannacopoulos
TMAG. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics. 45(3):1340--1343, 2009. Paper

MIC-SVM: Designing a highly efficient support vector machine for advanced modern multi-core and many-core architectures
Y. You, S. Song, H. Fu, A. Marquez, G. Yang, K. Barker, K. Cameron, M. Mehri Dehnavi and A. RandlesIPDPS14.
Proceedings of the International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium. pp. 809--818, 2014.