ECE PhD student Kazem Cheshmi has received the 2018 Adobe Research Fellowship. The Adobe Research Fellowship is highly competitive and recognizes outstanding graduate students anywhere in the world carrying out exceptional research in areas of computing of interest to Adobe. The Adobe Research Fellowship consists of a $10,000 award, Creative Cloud subscription membership for one year, an Adobe Research mentor, and an internship at Adobe for the summer of 2018. A full list of the award winners can be found here.
Kazem Cheshmi is a second-year PhD student and a member of the Paramathics Lab, working under the supervision of Professor Maryam Mehri Dehnavi . His research is on developing compiler techniques for optimizing numerical methods. He won first place in the prestigious Grand Finals of the 2017 ACM's Student Research Competitions and has participated in several research internships. His ultimate research goal is to develop a new programming language and compiler framework that can automatically generate high-performance code for many large-scale applications.
Congratulations to Kazem and Maryam!