JUNE 18–22, 2017

Prof. Dr. Thomas Sterling

Professor of Informatics & Computing, School of Informatics & Computing, Indiana University and Chief Scientist & Director, Center for Research in Extreme Scale Technologies (CREST)

Dr. Thomas Sterling holds the position of Professor of Intelligent Systems Engineering at the Indiana University (IU) School of Informatics and Computing and is the Chief Scientist and Director of the Center for Research in Extreme Scale Technologies (CREST). Since receiving his Ph.D from MIT in 1984 as a Hertz Fellow, Dr. Sterling has engaged in applied research in fields associated with parallel computing system structures, semantics, and operation in industry, government labs, and academia. Dr. Sterling is best known as the "father of Beowulf" for his pioneering research in commodity/Linux cluster computing. He was awarded the Gordon Bell Prize in 1997 with his collaborators for this work. Dr. Sterling is currently engaged in research associated with the innovative ParalleX execution model for extreme scale computing to establish the foundation principles to guide the co-design for the development of future generation Exascale computing systems by the end of this decade.

Presenter at: Tutorial 07: A Beginner’s Guide to Supercomputing
Sunday, June 18, 2017, 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
Speaker at: BoF 07: OpenHPC Community BoF
Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Keynoter at: Wednesday Keynote
Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 05:30 pm - 06:15 pm
  HPC Achievement & Impact - 2017
Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 05:30 pm - 06:15 pm