Graduate Fellow: Albert Sidelnik (2011)

Albert Sidelnik is a Ph.D student in Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Previously, he obtained his BS in Computer Science from Rutgers University, and his MA in Computer Science from Boston University. His work, under the guidance of David Padua, is in the area of language and compilers for parallel architectures including GPU-based accelerators and multicores. Primarily, he is interested in high-level programming models to enable portable computation, while retaining performance, on distinct parallel platforms. Has has previously interned at NVIDIA Research, IBM TJ Watson, and Cray Inc. In 2010 he was member of the team winning the HPC Challenge Class II Award for most productive system. He is also a previous recipient of the NVIDIA Graduate Fellowship. 

For more information on Albert’s research:  http://polaris.cs.uiuc.edu/~asideln2/