UCLA recently graduated its first Centennial Class. Congratulations to graduating PhDs Cody Hao Yu and Peipei Zhou from the VAST Lab for receiving the 2019 Computer Science Department Awards in the first Centennial Class.
Cody Hao Yu received Outstanding PhD Student and his dissertation title is "Raising an Abstraction Level of Compilation and Optimization for Customized Computing". He joined Amazon AWS in July 2019.
Peipei Zhou received Outstanding Ph.D. Researcher award and her dissertation title is "Modeling and Optimization for Customized Computing: Performance, Energy and Cost Perspective". She will join Microsoft in August 2019.