Calvin Lin
    Professor of Computer Science
    University of Texas, Austin
Honors and Awards
Research Projects


  Honors and Awards: Teaching

  • President's Associates Teaching Excellence Award, 2015
  • Provost's Senior Teaching Fellow, 2015
  • UT Academy of Distinguished Teachers, 2013
  • Jean Holloway Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2013
  • University of Texas Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award, 2011
  • USA Ultimate Coach of the Year, South Region, 2010
  • College of Natural Sciences Teaching Excellence Award, 2003

  • Honors and Awards: Research

  • Best Paper Award Finalist
    46th International Symposium on Microarchitecture, "Linearizing Irregular Memory Accesses for Improved Correlated Prefetching,"
    with A. Jain, 2013
  • Best Paper Award
    Eurographics Symposium on Parallel Graphics and Visualization, "Dynamic Scheduling for Large-Scale Distributed-Memory Ray Tracing," with P. Navratil, H. Childs, and D. Fussell. May, 2012.
  • Best Paper Award
    International Symposium on Code Generation and Optimization, "Flow-Sensitive Pointer Analysis for Millions of Lines of Code," with B. Hardekopf, 2011.
  • Best Paper Award Finalist
    "A Comprehensive Approach to DRAM Power Management," with Ibrahim Hur, International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture, February 2008, pp. 305--316.
  • UT Outstanding Dissertation Award, 2009
    Ben Hardekopf (advisee)
  • Best Paper Award
    Programming Language Design and Implementation. "The Ant and the Grasshopper: Fast and Accurate Pointer Analysis for Millions of Lines of Code," with Ben Hardekopf, 2007.

  • IBM Faculty Partnership Award
    2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06
  • Best Paper Award Finalist
    39th International Symposium on Microarchitecture. "Memory Prefetching Using Adaptive Stream Detection," with Ibrahim Hur, 2006
  • IEEE Micro Top Picks
    "Adaptive History-Based Memory Schedulers for Modern Microprocessors," with Ibrahim Hur, IEEE Micro "Top picks from Microarchitecture Conferences issue" 26(1), January/February 2006, pp. 22--29.
  • Best Paper Award
    37th International Symposium on Microarchitecture, 2004. "Adaptive History-Based Memory Schedulers," with Ibrahim Hur.
  • Faculty Fellow
    2000-2001, 2002-2003, 2003-2004, 2004-2005, 2005-2006, 2006-2007, 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2010-2011, 2011-2012
  • NSF CAREER Award

  •   Last updated: January 19, 2017