Amarda Shehu emerged as the winner of the student poster competition at the 2003 Corporate Affiliates Meeting of October 9. "The student poster competition in always one of the highlights of the meeting, said Chair Keith Cooper. "We are especially proud of the quality of the posters our students presented this year."
Shehu, a second year graduate student in Lydia Kavraki's Physical and Biological Computing Group, received a $150 prize for her poster "Principal Component Analysis of the Energy Landscape of the PYP protein."
Cheryl McCosh, a member of Ken Kennedy's Scalar Compilers Group, received the second place award for her poster, "LibGen: Telescoping-Language Technology for Library Generation from Matlab."
Third place went to Supratik Majumder, a member of Vijay Pai's Computer Engineering Group, for "High Performance MPI Libraries with TCP/IP"
The annual Corporate Affiliates Meeting provides the technical community with the opportunity to get an update on trends in computing research and education, and talk with faculty, researchers and graduate students.
October 30, 2003