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Memik Named the Lisa Wisner-Slivka and Benjamin Slivka Junior Professor of Computer Science

Gokhan Memik, assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science, has been appointed the Lisa Wisner-Slivka and Benjamin Slivka Junior Professor of Computer Science.

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November 21, 2006 | by Megan Fellman

EVANSTON, Ill. --- Gokhan Memik, assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science, has been appointed the Lisa Wisner-Slivka and Benjamin Slivka Junior Professor of Computer Science.

Memik's research interests lie in computer architecture, specifically embedded systems, high-performance and low-power microarchitecture and design of application-specific programmable processors.

He is the co-author of NetBench and MineBench, two widely used benchmarking suites for network processors and data mining, respectively. Memik also is the author of two book chapters and more than 50 journal and refereed conference publications.

Memik joined Northwestern in 2003. His honors include an Early Career Award in Mathematical, Information and Computational Sciences from the U.S. Department of Energy. He also has been selected to become the technical program co-chair of the 2007 International Symposium on Microarchitecture, the premier venue for microarchitecture research. Memik is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and the Association for Computing Machinery.