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Gennady Pekhimenko


  • Canada CIFAR AI Chair
  • Pan-Canadian AI Strategy


Faculty Member, Vector Institute; Assistant Professor, Depts. of Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto

Computational systems for AI, data compression, machine learning for system optimization

Major Contributions/Awards:
Emerging leader in advancing computational systems for machine learning; Connaught New Researcher Award (2018), NVIDIA Graduate Fellowship (2015) ; First Place, ACM Student Research Competition, (2015), Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship (2013), Microsoft Research Fellowship (2013)

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