Gokhan Memik works as an Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill, USA. He received the B.S. degree in computer engineering in 1998 from Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, Calif, USA in 2003. He was associated with Bimtek, a startup company providing internet solutions, between 1997 and 2000 and Blue Front Defenses, a startup company that designs hardware-based network security solutions, between 2000 and 2002 and held summer internships at HP Labs in 2000 and 2002. Memik's general research area is computer architecture. He is the author of 2 book chapters and over 100 refereed journal/conference publications. Papers coauthored by him have been nominated for a best paper award at DAC (2005) and MICRO (2008) and won the Best Student Paper Award at Supercomputing (2007). He is also the coauthor of NetBench and MineBench, two widely used benchmarking suites for networking and data mining applications, respectively. He has served in several program committees and was the cochair for the Advanced Networking and Communications Hardware Workshop (ANCHOR) held in conjunction with ISCA between 2004 and 2006 and the program cochair of 2007 International Symposium on Microarchitecture (MICRO-40). Memik is the recipient of the Wissner-Slivka Junior Chair (2006–2009), National Science Foundation CAREER Award (2008–2013), Department of Energy Early CAREER PI Award (2005–2008), Searle Teaching Excellence Fellowship (2004-2005), Henry Samueli Excellence in Teaching Award (2002), and Henry Samueli Fellowship (2001-2002).
Biography Updated on 3 July 2011