Diqing Su Receives Best Poster Award at 2017 MMM Conference

Doctoral candidate Diqing Su’s poster titled “Giant Magnetoresistance-based Handheld Platform for Rapid Detection of Influenza A Virus” has been recognized as the best poster among a hundred others that were presented at MMM 2017, the 62nd Annual Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials. The poster presents the the performance of a giant magnetoresistance(GMR)-based handheld device […]

University team is runner up at Retinal OCT Fluid Challenge

University of Minnesota team is a runner up at the Retinal OCT Fluid Challenge held in conjunction with the 4th MICCAI Workshop on Ophthalmic Medical Image Analysis in September 2017 in Quebec, Canada. The team comprised Abdolreza Rashno (former pre-doctoral visitor with Prof. Parhi’s research group, and currently with Isfahan University of Technology, Iran), Dr. Dara […]

Alumna Vasu Jakkal Appointed CMO of FireEye

Alumna Vasu Jakkal has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice-President of FireEye, Inc. The Milpitas, CA-based enterprise cybersecurity company made the announcement earlier in September. An 18 year veteran of the technology industry, Jakkal will report directly to FireEye CEO, Kevin Mandia. Jakkal earned her Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering at the University […]

Prof. John Sartori’s Research on Bespoke Processors Gains Traction

Research on bespoke processors conducted by Prof. John Sartori’s group has been gaining currency recently. So what are bespoke processors? Conventional microprocessors used to drive embedded systems as seen in wearable and Internet of Things devices usually run a single application. However to ensure programmability and flexibility, these chips carry a large number of circuits, […]

ASPLOS 2017 Best Paper Award For Hari Cherupalli And Prof. John Sartori

“Determining Application-specific Peak Power and Energy Requirements for Ultra-low-power Processors,” authored by doctoral student Hari Cherupalli and Prof. John Sartori (besides authors from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) has received the Best Paper Award at ASPLOS 2017. ASPLOS (ACM International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems) is a premier conference addressing “multidisciplinary systems […]

Prof. Mehmet Akçakaya Wins NSF CAREER Award for “Geometric Techniques for Big Data Medical Imaging”

Prof. Mehmet Akçakaya has been awarded the CAREER award by the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program. This is one of the most prestigious awards instituted by the NSF to recognize and support faculty early in their careers who show the potential to “serve as academic role models in research and education […]

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