Baris Kasikci, assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science, has been selected as a recipient of Intel’s Rising Star Award, which recognizes early career faculty who show great promise in developing future computing technologies. The program also fosters long-term collaborative relationships with senior technical leaders at Intel.
Kasikci’s work is at the intersection of software systems, computer architecture, and programming languages, with a strong focus on improving system reliability, security, and performance. He joined the faculty at Michigan in September 2017 after completing his PhD in 2015 at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and working as a researcher at Microsoft Research. Throughout his career, he has collaborated significantly with Intel on a variety of projects.