10 TOP PHD STUDENTS RECEIVE AWARDS FOR COMPUTING RESEARCH

by Ken Brown

NVIDIA is awarding $250,000 to 10 Ph.D. students to help solve complex parallel computing challenges. Each student will receive $25,000 and engineering support to further their advanced research.

The Graduate Fellowship recipients were selected from 268 applications in 28 countries. Sponsored projects involve a variety of technical challenges, including light-transport simulation, computer vision, and programmability and optimization for heterogeneous systems.

Here are the recipients of the 2010 NVIDIA Graduate Fellowship Program:

  • Albert Sidelnik, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Anjul Patney, University of California, Davis
  • Debapriya Chatterjee, University of Michigan
  • Duane Merrill, University of Virginia
  • Henry Cook, University of California, Berkeley
  • Huy T. Vo, University of Utah
  • Michael Bauer, Stanford University
  • Nicolas Pinto, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Toshiya Hachisuka, University of California, San Diego

Learn why the awards are important for research in this video with Craig Wittenbrink, a member of the NVIDIA Fellowship Awards selection committee.