About the GPU COE at Carnegie Mellon University
About the Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science 
Carnegie Mellon's School of Computer Science is one of the world’s premier institutions for computer science research and education. From the beginnings of “thinking computers” through today’s intelligent tutors, its award-winning faculty, researchers and students are internationally known for consistently developing new methods and technologies that have an enduring impact on academic, scientific and commercial endeavors.  It is the largest academic organization devoted to the study of computers. Its seven degree-granting department include over 250 faculty, 700 graduate students, and a 250-member professional technical staff.

About Carnegie Mellon’s College of Engineering
Carnegie Mellon’s College of Engineering, a top-ten U.S. engineering school, is recognized internationally as a leader in education and research. By collaborating with industry and government entities, the college makes important technological breakthroughs and transfers them to society. The college consists of 12 departments, major institutes, and campuses, and more than 30 major research centers that enable multidisciplinary research. With approximately 3,300 students in Pittsburgh, Silicon Valley, and other global locations, the school’s graduates are prepared to lead and manage innovation worldwide.

About the PIs
‚ÄčKayvon Fatahalian’s research seeks to enable advanced graphics and visual computing applications through the design of high-performance and high-efficiency parallel systems specialized for these domains.  His work spans the design of graphics algorithms, parallel programming models, and GPU hardware architecture.  Before joining Carnegie Mellon, he received his Ph.D. in 2011 from Stanford University.

Ian Lane’s research seeks to advance speech recognition and spoken language understanding technologies through the use of high-performance parallel computing.  His work spans the areas of speech processing, machine learning, and immersive interaction. Before joining Carnegie Mellon, he was an intern researcher at ATR Spoken Language Communication Laboratories, Japan, and received his Ph.D. from Kyoto University in 2006.

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