University of Delaware - College of Engineering
ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENGINEERING

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ECE 2011-2012
Distinguished Lecturer Series

Thomas Sterling
Indiana University



"Towards an Execution Model Driven X-Stack Strategy"

 

Live Webcast


Thomas Sterling
Indiana University

April 4, 2012

3:00 p.m.
Roselle Center for the Arts: Gore Recital Hall
Reception to follow in Roselle Lobby

Thomas Sterling is a Professor of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University (IU), as well as serving as Director of the Laboratory for System Science and Eng. at the IU Center for Research in Extreme Scale Technology. He also is an Adjunct Professor at LSU and CSRI Fellow at Sandia National Laboratories. Since receiving his Ph.D from MIT in 1984, he has engaged in applied research in parallel computing system structures, semantics, and operation in industry, government labs, and academia. He 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 currently leads the ParalleX Research Group to devise a new model of computation establishing the foundation principles for the development of future generation Exascale computing systems by the end of this decade. His research has been sponsored by NSF, NASA, NSA, DOE, DARPA, Army Core of Engineers, and Microsoft. He is the co-author of six books and holds six patents.

Current Lectures

2011 - 2012 Lecturer Series

Past Lectures
2010 - 2011 Lecturer Series

2009 - 2010 Lecturer Series


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