Jayadharini Jaiganesh is a graduate research assistant in the Efficient Computing Laboratory at Texas State University. She is pursuing a master's degree in computer science. She received her bachelor's degree with distinction from Madras Institute of Technology, Anna University, India. Her research interests include parallelization and performance optimization of irregular graph algorithms for GPUs and CPUs. Jayadharini is the recipient of a Graduate College scholarship and a Graduate Research Excellence award, both from Texas State. She was also a recipient of research funding from the Centre of Technology and Development Transfer, Government of Tamilnadu, India.