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Satish Narayanasamy Receives Google Faculty Research Award

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Satish Narayanasamy, associate professor of Computer Science and Engineering, has been awarded a 2014 Google Faculty Research Award for his work in software engineering.

Prof. Narayanasamy’s research interests include computer architecture, software systems, parallel computing, program analysis, dependable systems, programmer productivity, and parallel computing. His current focus is on addressing concurrency issues in mobile and cloud systems, which increasingly rely upon event-driven programming and customized processor accelerators.

Satish Narayanasmy received his PhD from the University of California, San Diego. He joined the faculty at Michigan in 2008 and is affiliated with the Advanced Computer Architecture Lab and the Software Systems Lab in Computer Science and Engineering. His research interests are in computer architecture, parallel systems, compilers, and program analysis. He teaches Ubiquitous Parallelism (EECS 598), Parallel Computer Architecture (EECS 570), Compiler Construction (EECS 483), and Introduction to Computer Organization (EECS 370).

He has numerous other honors and awards including the Morris Wellman Faculty Development Assistant Professors Award, three IEEE Micro Top Picks Awards, a NSF CAREER Award, and an ASPLOS Best Paper Award.

About the Google Faculty Research Award

The Google Faculty Research Awards program is a competitive worldwide program intended to facilitate more interaction between Google and academia. The intent of the awards program is to support academic research that is aligned with Google's mission. The awards are one-year awards structured as unrestricted gifts to universities to support the work of world-class full-time faculty members at top universities around the world.


Posted: October 21, 2014