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Zhiru Zhang receives Facebook AI Systems Award

Zhiru Zhang, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, has received a $50,000 award from Facebook Research for his proposal titled “Algorithm-Systems Co-Optimization for Near-Data Graph Learning.” Facebook launched the AI Systems Hardware/Software Co-Design request for proposals (RFP) at the Machine Learning and Systems conference last March. This research award program is aimed at strengthening ties with academics working in the wide range of AI hardware and algorithm co-design research. “We received 132 proposals from 74 universities, which was an increase from last year’s... Read more

McMahon, Ramshaw named CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars

Peter McMahon, assistant professor of applied and engineering physics in the College of Engineering, and Brad Ramshaw, the Dick & Dale Reis Johnson Assistant Professor of physics in the College of Arts and Sciences, have been named CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars. Read more

Jennifer Bustillos

Jennifer Bustillos, Ph.D. student in the Sibley School, was selected for the Knight@KIC Fellowship

Jennifer Bustillos, a Ph.D. student working with Assistant Professor Atieh Moridi in the Lab for Advanced Materials and Manufacturing, was recently selected to receive the 2020-2021 Knight@KIC Engineering Graduate Fellowship. The fellowship is funded by the Kavali Institute at Cornell for Nanoscale Science. Bustillos’ research sits at the interface of materials science and mechanics of advanced manufactured metals. Her research will combine high resolution TEM and nanobeam electron diffraction techniques to enable the identification of crucial deformations/defect interactions in engineered... Read more