Vivek Kumar


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Vivek Kumar

Biography

Vivek Kumar is an Assistant Professor at Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi (IIITD). He earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Australian National University in January 2014 under the supervision of Prof. Steve Blackburn. His Ph.D. research focused on using managed runtime techniques for improving the performance and productivity of parallel programming on multicore architectures. He has a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from VTU, India.

Prior to joining Ph.D. program in March 2010, he worked for nearly 6 years in research and development positions in High Performance Computing area at technology firms based in Bangalore such as IBM Systems and Technology Labs and C-DAC. After Ph.D., he worked for nearly 3 years as a Research Scientist at Rice University in Prof. Vivek Sarkar's Habanero Extreme Scale Software Research Group.

Research Interests: Parallel programming models and Runtime systems. I am leading HiPeC Lab at IIITD.




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Ph.D. Thesis

Achieving High Performance and High Productivity in Next Generation Parallel Programming Languages, Ph.D. thesis, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, degree awarded in May 2015. [link]




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Prospective Students: I am looking for highly motivated B.Tech, M.Tech, and Ph.D. students to work in the following areas of parallel programming models and runtime systems: a) heterogeneous processors and accelerators (SoCs, FPGAs, etc.), and b) managed language runtimes such as JVM and JavaScript engine. If you are very good in programming (C, C++, Java) and also like hacking big software systems then please email me your resume.



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Rice ANU IBM
Geometric CDAC SIT




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Room No. B-506, R&D Block, 5th Floor, IIIT Delhi, Near Okhla Phase 3, New Delhi-110020, India
E-mail: vivekk @ iiitd.ac.in

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