Calvin Lin

Professor
Office: 
GDC 5.512
Phone: 
(512) 471-9560
Email: 
lin [at] cs [dot] utexas [dot] edu
Research: 

Lin's research interests are Compilers, parallel computing, and microarchitecture.

Selected Awards & Honors: 
  • Member, UT Academy of Distinguished Teachers, 2013
  • Jean Holloway Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2013
  • University of Texas Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award, 2011
  • Best Paper Award, Eurographics Symposium on Parallel Graphics and Visualization, 2012
  • Best Paper Award, International Symposium on Code Generation and Optimization, 2011
  • Best Paper Award, ACM SIGPLAN Conference on Programming Language Design and Implementation, 2007
  • Best Paper Award, 37th IEEE/ ACM International Symposium on Microarchitecture, 2004
  • IBM Faculty Partnership Award, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06
  • NSF CAREER Award

 

Selected Publications: 
  • Linearizing Irregular Memory Accesses for Improved Correlated Prefetching, Akanksha Jain and Calvin Lin, IEEE/ACM Symposium on Microarchitecture, 2013.
  • Flow-Sensitive Pointer Analysis for Millions of Lines of Code, Ben Hardekopf and Calvin Lin, Int'l Symposium on Code Generation and Optimization, 2011.
  • Efficient and Extensible Security Enforcement Using Dynamic Data Flow Analysis, Walter Chang, Brandon Streiff, and Calvin Lin ACM Computer and Communications Security Conference, October 2008, pp. 39-50.
  • The Ant and the Grasshopper: Fast and Accurate Pointer Analysis for Millions of Lines of Code, Ben Hardekopf and Calvin Lin, ACM SIGPLAN Conference on Programming Language Design and Implementation, June 2007, pp. 290-299.
  • Memory Scheduling for Modern Microprocessors, Ibrahim Hur and Calvin Lin, ACM Transactions on Computer Systems, 25(4), December, 2007, pp. 10-46.
  • Neural Methods for Dynamic Branch Prediction. Daniel Jimenez and Calvin Lin, ACM Transactions on Computer Systems. 20(4), November 2002, pp. 369-397.
Books: 
  • Principles of Parallel Programming, Calvin Lin and Lawrence Snyder, Addison-Wesley, 2008, ISBN-10: 0321487907, ISBN-13: 9780321487902.
Professional Activities: 
  • PLDI program committee, 2012
  • PLDI program committee, 2010
  • POPL program committee, 2010
Interdisciplinary Activities: 
  • PI, Project Engage, NSF-funded collaboration with College of Education that is developing a Dual Enrollment CS Principles course
  • Coach, Texas Men's Ultimate team