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Rodrigues Places Third in Student Research Competition

Rance Rodrigues, a Ph.D. student in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, finished third in the graduate category of the Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques (PACT) Student Research Competition at that organization’s 20th annual conference in Galveston Island, Texas, from October 10 to 14. His paper was entitled "An Architecture to Enable Lifetime Full Chip Testability in Chip Multiprocessors."

Sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery and Microsoft Research, the Student Research Competition is a forum for undergraduates and graduate students to share their research results, exchange ideas, and improve their communication skills while competing for prizes. Students accepted to participate in the SRC were entitled to a travel grant (up to $500) to help cover travel expenses. (October 2011)