Professor Milind Kulkarni receives Department of Energy Early Career Research Program Award

Professor Milind Kulkarni
Professor Milind Kulkarni
His proposal was entitled "Compiler and run-time approaches to enable large scale irregular programs"

Professor Milind Kulkarni has received the Department of Energy's Early Career Research Program Award. His proposal was entitled "Compiler and run-time approaches to enable large scale irregular programs". 

The five-year awards are designed to bolster the nation's scientific workforce by providing support to exceptional researchers during the crucial early career years, when many scientists do their most formative work.

The research awards—which are the fourth year of an annual program—also aim at providing incentives for scientists to focus on mission research areas that are a high priority for the Department of Energy and the Nation.

Applicants direct their proposals to one of the DOE Office of Science's six major program offices: Advanced Scientific Computing Research, Basic Energy Sciences, Biological and Environmental Research, Fusion Energy Sciences, High Energy Physics and Nuclear Physics. Selection of awardees was based on peer review by outside scientific experts.

To be eligible for an Early Career Research Program award, a researcher must have received a Ph.D. within the past ten years and be (1) an untenured, tenure-track assistant or associate professor at a U.S. academic institution or (2) a full-time employee at a DOE national laboratory.