The ACM Student Research Competition (SRC), sponsored by Microsoft, has announced its Grand Finals winners for 2017-2018.
Two rounds of competition at each conference hosting an SRC (undergraduate and graduate) culminate in a Grand Finals competition. All student winners from the Student Research Competitions held during the year advance to the SRC Grand Finals, where they are evaluated by a panel of judges via the Web.
The 2018 Student Winners:
- First Place: Meng Li, University of Texas at Austin, ACM ICCAD 2017 Conference, for his research project, “A Synergistic Framework for Hardware IP Privacy and Integrity Protection”
- Second Place: Jon Gjengset, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), ACM SOSP 17 Conference, for his research project, “Xylem: Dynamic, Partially-Stateful Data-Flow for High Performance Web Applications”
- Third Place: Daniel George, University of Illinois, SC17 Conference, for his research project, “Deep Learning for Time-series Signal Processing for Real-time Gravitational Wave Detection and Parameter Estimation: Results with Real LIGO Data”
- First Place: Tiancheng Sun, University of California, San Diego, ACM SIGGRAPH 2017 Conference, for his research project, “Attribute-Preserving Gamut Mapping of Measured BRDF’s”
- Second Place: Patrick Thier, Institut fur Computersprachen Technische Universitat Wien, ACM CGO 2018 Conference, for his research project, “Fast and Flexible Instruction Selection with Constraints”
- Third Place: Ayush Kohli, Southern Illinois University, ACM FSE 2017 Conference, for his research project, “DecisionDroid: A Supervised Learning-Based System to Identify Cloned Android Applications”