Microlab Ph.D. student Dimitrios Danopoulos, supervised by Dr. Christoforos Kachris and Prof. Dimitrios Soudris, was awarded 2nd place prize in the category of Adaptable Compute Acceleration in the Xilinx Adaptive Computing Developer Contest 2020.
Specifically, the project which is called “COVID4HPC” was developed in the Microprocessors and Digital Systems Laboratory (MicroLab) of ECE NTUA. The project aims to identify COVID disease in chest X-Rays from patients using FPGAs with great speed and accuracy. A very useful application that can help doctors in hospitals or clinics in their medical diagnosis in the pandemic era. Below you can check the presentation of the winners by Ivo Bolsens, the Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Xilinx.