In an announcement made to faculty on October 11, EECS Department Head Anantha P. Chandrakasan announced that Vivienne Sze was appointed as the Emanuel E. Landsman (1958) Career Development Assistant Professor, along with two other faculty announcements. This is Vivienne's first year at MIT as a professor.
Vivienne's research focuses on pushing the power and performance limits through joint design of algorithms, architectures and circuits to build energy efficient and high performance systems for portable multimedia applications. Her work on implementation-friendly video compression algorithms was used in the development of the latest video coding standard HEVC (H.265). Vivienne Sze is a member of the Research Laboratory of Electronics and the Microsystems Technology Laboratories.
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