Martha Kim

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science
Data Science Institute Member and Center Co-Chair
Chair, Computer Engineering Program

at Columbia University
469 Computer Science Building
(212) 939-7094
(212) 666-0140
500 West 120th 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 is also a member of the Data Science Institute and co-chairs the Center for Computing Systems for Data-Driven Science. She is currently the chair of the Computer Engineering Program. Kim leads the ARCADE Lab where she conducts research 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, a 2013 NSF CAREER award, and the 2016 Anita Borg Early Career Award.

Current Doctoral Students

  • Martha Barker (PhD)
  • Thomas Repetti (PhD)
  • Andrea Lottarini (PhD)



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Recent Publications

We gratefully acknowledge research support from C-FAR, DARPA, Google, Intel and NSF.

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Information for Prospective Students

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