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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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 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 do the following.

Openings (August 2018): I have an immediate opening for a Research Assistant to work on a 2-3 months programming intensive research project. Candidate should be a) having BTech/MTech in CSE, b) very good in programming (C++/Java), and c) comfortable to stay in IIITD campus hostel for the entire project duration. Stipend will be INR 8000 per month. If you are interested then email me your resume with subject line as "Application for research assistant".



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Rice ANU IBM
Geometric CDAC SIT




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Room No. B-515, New Academic Building, 5th Floor,
Okhla Phase-III,
Near Govindpuri Metro Station, New Delhi-110020, India
E-mail: vivekk @ iiitd.ac.in

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