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Prof. Ali Yilmaz Receives 2020 Intel Outstanding Researcher Award

Ali Yilmaz

Prof. Ali Yilmaz of Texas ECE has been named the 2020 recipient of the Intel Outstanding Researcher Award for his research on "Reduced‐Domain Layered‐Medium Integral‐Equation Methods for Efficient EM Simulation of Full‐Scale Electronic Packages."

Intel’s Outstanding Researcher Awards recognize 18 leading worldwide academic researchers conducting Intel university-sponsored research and making exceptional contributions in advancing emerging innovative technologies.

“Intel values academic research tremendously. We fund over a thousand worldwide lead academic researchers annually. In selecting the award winners, careful consideration has been given to aspects of the sponsored research such as fundamental insights, technical difficulty, effective collaboration, potential student hiring, and industry relevance particularly to Intel. Hearty congratulations to our 2020 ORA winners,” said Mandy Pant, Director of Intel’s Corporate Research Council that initiates the awards.

Ali Yilmaz is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin.

Dr. Yilmaz joined the faculty of the University of Texas at Austin in 2006. He received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey; and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Yilmaz was a research assistant and a post-doctoral research associate in the Center for Computational Electromagnetics at the University of Illinois in 1999-2005 and 2005-2006.

His research interests are in scientific computing, specifically in the area of computational electromagnetics. Dr. Yilmaz is also a core faculty member at the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences.