Alex Tzannes wins ACM Student Research Competition
Computer Science Ph.D. student Alexandros Tzannes has won the ACM Student Research Competition for his paper "Improving Run-Time Scheduling for General-Purpose Parallel Code. The award was given at the 20th International Conference on Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques (PACT), Galveston Island, Texas, in October 2011.
Maryland students in computing and interdisciplinary areas related to computing have placed highly in several of these ACM competitions in the past; this is the first time that a Maryland student has won first prize.
October 24, 2011