Lorena Barba, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been named one of NVIDIA’s four new CUDA Fellows. CUDA (the Compute Unified Development Architecture) is a parallel computing architecture developed by NVIDIA for programming Graphics Processing Units (GPUs). Prof. Barba has been a leader in adopting and advancing the use of GPUs in scientific programming, and this award recognizes that leadership.
In addition to the CUDA Fellowship, Prof. Barba is also a faculty fellow of the Hariri Institute, which is helping to support her research with a seed grant project for the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC).
More information about Prof. Barba’s award can be found in the announcement from the Department of Mechanical Engineering.