Assoc. Prof. Didem Unat received the ACM SIGHPC Emerging Woman Leader in Technical Computing Award at SC22
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November 2022, Friday

ACM SIGHPC Emerging Woman Leader in Technical Computing Award, given to mid-career women scientists in the technical and high performance computing communities, at the SuperComputing Conference on November 17, 2022.  The ACM SIGHPC award is the recognition of Unat’s innovative work in the field of designing programming abstractions and tools for data locality in High Performance and Scientific Computing, as well as her leadership role in the international HPC community.  From our lab, postdoctoral researcher Aditya Sasongko and MSc student Ismayil Ismayilov accompanied Assoc. Prof. Unat and participated in the workshops. 

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SBAC-PAD 2022 Best Paper Award goes to Erhan Tezcan!
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November 2022, Friday

Erhan Tezcan, a recent M.Sc. alumni of Dr. Didem Unat, received SBAC-PAD 2022 Best Paper Award with his paper "Mixed and Multi-Precision SpMV for GPUs with Row-wise Precision Selection." Tezcan also presented his research at the SBAC-PAD’22 IEEE 34th International Symposium on Computer Architecture and High Performance Computing on November 3, 2022. 

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Assoc. Prof. Didem Unat appeared on the cover of TUBITAK’s BIDEB bulletin
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October 2022, Friday

Assoc. Prof. Didem Unat appeared on the cover page of TUBITAK’s monthly bulletin, BIDEB, as the first researcher in Computer Science to receive ERC Starting Grant from Türkiye. She was interviewed to discuss her experiences in grant application process. You can read the full interview here.

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Assoc. Prof. Didem Unat delivered a keynote speech at the European Girls’ Olympiad in Informatics (EGOI) 2022
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October 2022, Thursday

On October 17, 2022 Assoc. Prof. Didem Unat delivered a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the European Girls' Olympiads in Informatics (EGOI) 2022 organized by the Ministry of Industry and Technology and TUBITAK. Her speech to inspire young women in science is available here.

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Erhan Tezcan’s paper is accepted to SBAC-PAD’22 IEEE
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October 2022, Thursday

Congrats to Erhan Tezcan, a recent M.Sc. alumni of Dr. Didem Unat for his paper "Mixed and Multi-Precision SpMV for GPUs with Row-wise Precision Selection" getting accepted to SBAC-PAD'22 IEEE 34th International Symposium on Computer Architecture and High Performance Computing.The paper is selected as one of the candidates for the Best Paper Award.

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Koç University received the Most Successful Institution Award in Türkiye within the scope of “Horizon 2020”, the world’s largest innovation and research program
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March 2022, Wednesday

Koç University received the Most Successful Institution Award in Türkiye within the scope of “Horizon 2020”, the world's largest innovation and research program. The SparCity project, carried out by Dr. Didem Unat, was among the most successful projects by bringing coordinatorship to Türkiye.

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Dr. Didem Unat’s interview is on Koç Holding’s Bizden Haberler
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February 2022, Tuesday

You can read Dr. Didem Unat's interview is on below link: https://www.koc.com.tr/medya-merkezi/bizden-haberler/bizden-haberler-dergisi/2022/subat

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Muhammad Aditya Sasongko successfully defended his thesis and obtained his Ph.D.
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January 2022, Thursday

Muhammad Aditya Sasongko successfully defended his thesis and obtained his Ph.D. Dr. Sasongko's thesis title was Precise Event Sampling: In-depth Analysis and Sampling-based Profiling Tools for Data Locality. We congratulate Dr. Sasongko and wish him every success in his academic and professional endeavors.

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ParCoreLab wishes everyone a happy new year!
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December 2021, Tuesday

Dr. Didem Unat and her team had a new year lunch.

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Muhammad Aditya Sasongko’s paper is published at ACM Digital Library
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December 2021, Monday

Congrats to Muhammad Aditya Sasongko, a Ph.D. student of Dr. Didem Unat for his paper getting published at ACM Digital Library: ReuseTracker: Fast Yet Accurate Multicore Reuse Distance Analyzer | ACM Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization

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Dr. Didem Unat’s Interview with Milliyet
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December 2021, Monday

“Koç Üniversitesi Bilgisayar Mühendisliği Fakültesi’nden Dr. Öğretim Üyesi Didem Unat, “Teknik bilgisayar biliminde yükselen kadın lider ödülü”nün sahibi oldu. Unat, Uluslararası Bilgisayar Bilimleri Topluluğu ACM SIGHPC tarafından verilen ödülü ABD dışında alan ilk bilim insanı oldu. Dr. Unat aynı zamanda Avrupa Araştırma Konseyi’nden Bilgisayar Bilimleri alanında ERC fonu alan Türkiye’den ilk araştırmacı.” https://www.milliyet.com.tr/gundem/bilgisayar-biliminde-yukselen-turk-akademisyen-lider-secildi-6599916

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Najeeb Ahmad’s paper is accepted for publication at IEEE TPDS
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April 2021, Tuesday

Congrats to Najeeb Ahmad, a Ph.D. student of Dr. Didem Unat for his paper getting accepted to IEEE Transactions of Parallel and Distributed Systems.  His paper proposes a split execution model for Sparse Triangular Solve and presents novel algorithms to split the execution of the solver between CPU and GPU. Paper, presentation and artifacts will be made available here soon.

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