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Sunita Chandrasekaran

Sunita Chandrasekaran

Assistant Professor
430 Smith Hall
Newark, Delaware 19716
P: 302-831-2714

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Postdoc | 2015 | University of Houston, Houston, USA
PhD | 2012 | Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore
B.E (EEE) | 2005 | Anna University, Chennai, India
B.E. Electrical & Electronics | Anna University, Madras, India, 2005


Sunita Chandrasekaran works in the area of High Performance Computing and Applied Machine Learning. Her research focus has been programming models, compilers, runtime, building predictive models for bioinformatics application and migrating scientific applications to supercomputers.  For more: CRPL Lab


  • Biomedical Informatics/Computational Biomedicine
  • HPC/Cloud/Parallel
  • Machine Learning


Sunita Chandrasekaran, Guido Juckeland. Editors: Book on OpenACC for Programmers: Concepts and Strategies, ISBN-13: 978-0134694283, November 2017

Robert Searles, Sunita Chandrasekaran, Wayne Joubert, Oscar Hernandez. 2018. MPI + OpenACC: Accelerating Radiation Transport Mini-Application, Minisweep, on Heterogeneous Systems. Journal of Computer Physics Communications (CPC), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpc.2018.10.007, 2018.

Sunita Chandrasekaran, Guido Juckeland, Meifeng Lin et. Al., Best Practices in Running Collabora- tive GPU Hackathons. In Proceedings of IEEE Computing in Science and Engineering (CiSE) Journal, 10.1109/MCSE.2018.042781332, NSPEC Accession Number: 17916295, pg. 95-106, 2018.

Jose Monsalve Diaz, Swaroop Pophale, Oscar Hernandez, David E. Bernholdt, Sunita Chandrasekaran. OpenMP 4.5 Validation and Verification Suite for Device Offload, In Proceedings of the International Work- shop on OpenMP (IWOMP), Volume 11128, pages 82, 2018.

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