Charith Mendis

Charith Mendis
Charith Mendis
Assistant Professor
4118 Siebel Center for Comp Sci

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Education

  • Ph.D., Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020
  • S.M., Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015
  • B.Sc., Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, University of Moratuwa, 2013

Academic Positions

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Computer Science, 08/2020 - 08/2021
  • Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Computer Science, 08/2021 - present

Other Professional Employment

  • Visiting Faculty Researcher, Google Brain, New York NY,  08/2020 - 12/2021

Research Interests

  • Compilers
  • Programming Languages
  • Machine Learning for Systems

Honors

  • MIT Energy Initiative Fellowship (2013)
  • Sri Lanka Telecom Gold Medal, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka (2012)

Teaching Honors

  • List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent By Their Students, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (2023)
  • List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent By Their Students, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (2022 )
  • List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent By Their Students, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (2021 )

Research Honors

  • NSF CAREER Award (2024)
  • IEEE Micro Top Picks Honorable Mention (2024)
  • Best Student Paper Award, IEEE BigData (2017)
  • Best Paper Award, ML for Systems Workshop at ISCA (2019)
  • William A. Martin Thesis Award for Outstanding SM thesis, MIT (2015)

Recent Courses Taught

  • CS 526 - Advanced Compiler Construction
  • CS 591 ACT - Advanced Compiler Technology
  • CS 598 CM - ML for Compilers & Architect.