Recent UT ECE PhD graduate Karthik Ganesan was awarded an Honorable Mention by The Research Group of the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC) for work on the topic “Automatic Generation of Synthetic Workloads for Multicore Systems”. Karthik recently received a PhD from Prof. Lizy John.
The Research Group of the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC) selected the research prize to be awarded to a Ph.D. student whose thesis is regarded to be an exceptional, innovative contribution in the scope of the SPEC Research Group for the second time. Nine nominations were submitted and reviewed by the selection committee. Three of the nominees, including Karthik's, received honorable mentions.