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Kirshanthan Sundararajah

Assistant professor

Kirsh Sundararajah. Photo by Tonia Moxley for Virginia Tech.

Research interests

  • Compilers
  • Programming languages and high-performance computing

Google Scholar

Honors and awards

  • 2022: Best Paper Award, International Conference on Supercomputing
  • 2021-22: Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship, Purdue University
  • 2018: Silver Medal in ACM Student Research Competition, SPLASH
  • 2015-16: Electrical and Computer Engineering Fellowship, Purdue University
  • 2014-15: V. K. Samaranayake Research Assistantship, University of Moratuwa

Professional affilations


  • 2022: Ph.D., electrical and computer engineering and M.S., electrical and computer engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
  • 2014: B.S, electronics and telecommunication engineering, University of Moratuwa, Katubedda, Sri Lanka