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IBM awards Dennis Lingerfelt Ph.D. Fellowship

March 2, 2012

DennisOn March 2, IBM announced that Dennis Lingerfelt, a Ph.D. student in the School of Computing, will receive one of the 2012-2013 International Business Machines Corporation Ph.D. Fellowship awards.  In a letter to Mr. Lingerfelt's advisor, Prof. Robert Geist, IBM Program Executive Jeff Brody wrote, "This award is highly competitive and recognizes your student as well as the quality of your institution."  The award includes a $20,000 stipend and a $10,000 educational allowance.

Research will focus on virtualization of peripheral devices, in particular, graphical processing units (GPUs), for applications in cloud computing.