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Wayne Luk

Full professor for computer engineering
Department of Computing, Imperial College London, UK

Wayne Luk is Professor of Computer Engineering with Imperial College London and the Director of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in High Performance Embedded and Distributed Systems. His research focuses on theory and practice of customizing hardware and software for specific application domains, such as computational finance, climate modeling, and genomic data analysis. He pioneered the optimisation of parametric hardware descriptions of neural network designs, and the acceleration of financial simulation targeting field-programmable technology. He is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, IEEE, and BCS.