Poonam Salunkhe, Renjith Panthalloor and Swetha K. M., students of M. Tech. Embedded Systems at the Amrita School of Engineering, Bengaluru campus, have been ranked first in the HiPC 2016 Student Parallel Programming Challenge – NVIDIA GPU track.

The winning team was invited to present their work and was awarded Rs.30, 000 at the conference in Hyderabad scheduled from December 19-22, 2016.

The International Conference on High Performance Computing (HiPC 2016) hosts the Student Parallel Programming challenge to highlight the value of code parallelism, parallel algorithms, and the role of mathematics in solving real-world problems.

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