Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Former TRUST REU Student Wins Silver Award in ACM Research Competition for Undergrads

Luther Martin, a NERSC Student Assistant via the UC Berkeley TRUST-REU program, won the silver award in the ACM Student Research Competition for undergraduates for his poster on Optimization Strategies for Materials Science Applications on CORI: An Intel Knights Landing, Many Integrated Core Architecture.” The competition provides support to help undergraduates experience the research world and gain recognition from ACM and the greater computing community. Martin, who currently attends Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi, spent the summer interning at NERSC. He was one of 25 students selected to present their posters at SC15 out of 64 submissions.