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Penporn Koanantakool is a Senior Software Engineer at Google and is best known as TensorFlow contributor and for reviewing pull requests for TensorFlow.

Best known for:

  • Reviewing TensorFlow pull requests
NamePenporn Koanantakool
ProfessionProgrammer, Computer Science
Known forContributions to TensorFlow
FieldsDeep Learning
Birth placeThailand
  • PhD in Computer Science from UC Berkeley in 2017
  • BE from Kasetsart University 2010

Work Experience

Penporn Koanantakool was born in Thailand where she completed her Bachelor of Engineering (BE). She moved to USA in 2011 to pursue her PhD and continued with her professional career.

  • Joined Google in December 2017.

Previously, she completed a 4 months Internship at Google in 2016. As of December 2022, she works as a Senior Software Engineer at Google.


Following is the education background of Penporn Koanantakool:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (BE) from Kasetsart University 2010 in Thailand.
  • PhD in Computer Science from University of California, Berkeley in 2017


Area of research interests of Penporn Koanantakool are:

  • High Performance Computing
  • Parallel Computing
  • Machine Learning

She was a co-author of the paper titled "Mesh-TensorFlow: Deep Learning for Supercomputers" which was published in Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS) in 2018. NeurIPS is one of the most prestigious conference in the field of Neural Network. This is her most cited work with over 250 citations.

Another core paper she authored in titled "Compiler Support for Sparse Tensor Computations in MLIR" which is published in ACM Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization 2022.

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