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CSE Graduate Student Named ACM Student Research Contest Winner

CSE Graduate Student Named ACM Student Research Contest Winner

Professor Yuan Xie with his student Xiangyu Dong at the ACM Awards Banquet.

Xiangyu Dong, a graduate student in computer science and engineering, was named one of three winners in the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) Student Research Competition Grand Finals 2011 on June 4 in San Jose, Calif.

The ACM Student Research Competition (SRC), sponsored by Microsoft Research, offers a forum for undergraduate and graduate students to present their research at ACM-sponsored and co-sponsored conferences before a panel of judges and attendees.  Winners from various conferences advance to compete in the Grand Finals where their research contributions are evaluated by ACM SRC committee members.

According to ACM, "the finalists honored represent the best student research of the past year."

Dong was selected for his paper "Modeling and Leveraging Emerging Non-Volatile Memories for Future Computer Designs," which was presented at the Design Automation Conference (DAC 2011) in San Diego, Calif.

His research projects focus on exascale computing, three-dimensional integrated circuits and emerging non-volatile memory.  Dong's adviser is Yuan Xie, associate professor of computer science and engineering.  Congratulations!

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