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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Dr. Didem Unat is awarded with an ERC starting grant of 1.5M EUR. First ERC in Computer Science from Turkey!
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September 2020, Saturday

Didem Unat (Professor, Computer Engineering) is awarded an ERC Starting Grant for her proposal titled “BeyondMoore: Pioneering a New Path in Parallel Programming Beyond Moore’s Law” with a budget of 1.5M EUR. Her project is going to address the post-Moore’s Law crisis in the field of computer programming and proposes a novel programming model for emerging architectures. She is also the first recipient of this grant in Computer Science from Turkey. We wholeheartedly congratulate her on this big achievement and wish her every success in the project.

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Najeeb Ahmad (Ph.D. Student) received the “Best Artifact” award at Euro-Par 2020
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August 2020, Friday

Najeeb Ahmad, a Ph.D. student of Dr. Didem Unat received the "Best Artifact" award at Euro-Par 2020 conference (24% acceptance rate) held virtually at Warsaw, Poland. Out of the 39 accepted papers, artifacts for 13 papers were accepted and one was chosen for this award.

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Dr. Unat recieved a new EuroHPC grant, with a total budget of 2.6M Euros
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August 2020, Saturday

Dr. Didem Unat received a new EuroHPC grant - Towards Extreme Scale Technologies and Applications.  The action has a total budget of 2.6M Euros with 6 partners in Europe, where Dr. Unat will be leading the Consortium.

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Our Paper Is Accepted For Publication At Europar’20
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May 2020, Friday

Congrats to Najeeb and Buse for their paper accepted at Europar'20, a major European Parallel Processing conference. Our paper is titled as "A Prediction Framework for Fast Sparse Triangular Solves", which presents a machine learning approach for selecting algorithms for sparse triangular solves. If interested, send us an email to receive a pre-camera-ready version.

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Aditya Presented His Paper At Supercomputing’19
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November 2019, Sunday

The ComDetective tool on detecting inter-thread communication is presented at a major high performance computing conference, Supercomputing 2019. The conference is held in Denver, Colorado, USA in November. The paper is available online and the tool is open source for interested users. If you encounter any issues with the tool, send us an email.

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Our Paper Is Nominated For Best Paper And Best Student Paper At Supercomputing’19
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June 2019, Saturday

Our paper on inter-thread communication detection is accepted for publication at a major high performance computing conference, Supercomputing 2019. It is also nominated for both the best paper and best student paper. Congrats to the parcorelab members Aditya, Palwisha and our collaborator Milind at Uber. Dr. Unat gave a talk on the project at ISC High Performance 2019 held in Frankfurt

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Dr. Unat Received BAGEP Award
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April 2019, Monday

Dr. Unat was awared the Science Academy, Turkey Young Scientist Award (BAGEP) this year. The award ceremony took place in Hacettepe University on April 26th, 2019. Here is a picture from the ceremony while receiving the award with her dear son, Poyraz.

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Dr. Unat Has Received New TUBITAK Research Grant.
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March 2019, Wednesday

Dr. Unat is awarded a new grant from TUBITAK 1001 program. The project will be focusing on the effortless parallelization of deep learning frameworks.

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Dr. Unat’s TEDx Istanbul Talk Is Now Online On Youtube.
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January 2019, Tuesday

Dr. Unat's talk on "Why are Supercomputers super?" is now online on Youtube. If you enjoy the talk, please share it with your peers or drop a note.

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Congrats To Nufail For His Supercomputing 2018 (SC’18) Paper
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November 2018, Tuesday

Our paper titled "Phase Asynchronous AMR Execution for Productive and Performant Astrophysical Flows" has been accepted to appear at the prestiguous Supercomputing Conference held in Nov 2018 in Dallas, USA. Congrats to Nufail for this major achievement.

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Dr. Unat’s TEDx Istanbul Talk
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October 2018, Saturday

Dr. Unat gave a talk on her research on supercomputing at an event organized by TEDx Istanbul on Oct 13th. The event, moderated by Emin Çapa, took place in Zorlu PSM and was attended by 2500 people. The video will be posted here when it gets online.

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