Martha Kim

Associate Professor (untenured)
Computer Science
Columbia University
469 Computer Science Building
(212) 939-7094
(212) 666-0140
500 West 120 Street
Room 450
Mail Code 0401
New York, NY 10027

Brief Bio

Martha Kim is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University where she leads the ARCADE Lab. Kim's research interests are in computer architecture, parallel programming, compilers, and low-power computing. Her work has explored low-cost chip manufacturing systems, reconfigurable communication networks, and fine-grained parallel application profiling techniques. Her current research focuses on hardware and software techniques to improve the usability of hardware accelerators as well as data-centric accelerator design. Kim holds a PhD in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Washington and a bachelors in Computer Science from Harvard University. She is the recipient of the 2013 Rodriguez Family Award, the 2015 Edward and Carole Kim Faculty Involvement Award, and a 2013 NSF CAREER award.

Doctoral Students

  • Repetti Thomas (PhD)
  • Vincent Mierlak (PhD)
  • Van Bui (PhD)
  • Lianne Lairmore (PhD)
  • Andrea Lottarini (PhD)
  • Melanie Kambadur (PhD)


  • Lisa Wu (PhD 2014)


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