Amarasinghe Named EECS Co-Education Officer
28 June 2011
Professor Saman Amarasinghe will serve as a co-education officer in MIT’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science when Professor Anantha Chandrakasan assumes the directorship of the department on July 1. Amarasinghe will serve as a co-education officer alongside Professor Jacob White.
Amarasinghe is the leader of the Commit Compiler Group at CSAIL. His research interests include discovering novel approaches to improve the performance and security of modern computer systems, application developers, compiler writers and computer architects. He received his BS from Cornell University and his MSEE and Ph.D. from Stanford University.