Lab Members

Head of the Lab

Asst. Prof. Didem Unat   

Affliate - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, CA, USA

Ph.D University of California, San Diego, USA

Contact: dunat  AT   

Google Scholar


Postdoctoral Researcher

Buse Yılmaz

Contact: byilmaz AT

PhD: Ozyegin University

Research Focus: Sparse Linear Solvers, Multicore Architectures, Compilers.

Ph.D  Students

Najeeb Ahmad 

Contact: nahmad16  AT

MS: Beihang University, Beijing, China

Research Focus: Sparse Linear Solvers, Machine Learning, GPUs

Muhammad Aditya Sasongko 

Contact: msasongko17  AT

MS: Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey, BS: Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

Research Focus: Multicore Architecture,  Profiling Tools


MS  Students

Erhan Tezcan

Contact: etezcan19 AT

Bachelor: Yıldız Technical University, Turkey

Research Focus: GPU Communication Optimization.

Ilyas Turimbetov

Contact: iturimbetov18 AT

Bachelor: Nazarbayev University, Astana, Kazakhstan 

Research Focus: Quantum Computing, Digital Annealers, Quantum Algorithms. 

Fareed Mohammad Qararyah

Contact: fqararyah18 AT

Bachelor: Palestine Technical University Kadoorie, Tulkarm, Palestine.

Research Focus: Parallelization of Deep Learning Frameworks

Palwisha Akhtar

Contact: pakhtar19 AT

Bachelor: B.S CS in 2017 from Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS).

Research Focus: GPU Communication Optimization

Mandana Bagheri Marzijarani

Contact: mmarzijarani20 AT

Bachelor: B.S CS from Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran Iran.

Research Focus: Sparse Computation and Graphs



Undergraduate Students

Caner Korkmaz

Contact: ckorkmaz16 AT

Research Focus: Sparse Linear Systems




Burak Bastem

First Position: Yapı Kredi AR-GE

MS Thesis Title: Tiling-Based Programming Model for GPU Clusters Targeting Structured Grids

Doğa Dikbayır

First Position: PhD student at Michigan State University, USA

MS Thesis Title: Kernel and Launch Time Optimizations For Deep Learning Frameworks

Mohammad Laghari

First Position: PhD student at Virginia Tech, USA

MS Thesis Title: Data Placement on Heterogeneous Memory Architectures

Pirah Noor Soomro

First Position: PhD student at Chalmers University

MS Thesis Title: A Framework for Task Placement on Multicore Architectures

Muhammad Nufail Farooqi

First Position: Postdoc at Chalmers University

PhD Thesis Title: Asynchronous Runtime for AMR Applications on Exascale Systems

Hassan Salehe Matar 

First Position: ASML at Netherlands

PhD Thesis Title: Runtime Race Detection for Shared Memory Programming Models

Can Aknesil

Bachelor: Koç University, Turkey

First Position: KTH Royal Institute of Technology - MSc Embedded Systems, Sweden



Anastasiia Butko (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA)

Ann Almgren (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA)

Anshu Dubey (Argonne National Laboratory)

Deniz Yüret (Koç University)

John Shalf (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA)

Mehmet Belviranli (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Metin Muradoğlu (Koç University, Mechanical Engineering)

Milind Chabbi (Uber, USA)

Tan Nguyen (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)

Wahib Attia (AIST, JAPAN)

Xing Cai (Simula Research Laboratory, Norway)