Delivering Science at the Petascale: High-Performance Computing at Argonne National Laboratory


Participants: Mike Papka

University of Illinois at Chicago
842 West Taylor, Room 1043

Friday, February 14th, 2PM

EVL alumn, Dr. Michael E. Papka, Deputy Associate, Laboratory Director Computing, Environment, and Life Sciences (CELS) Directorate at Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) provides an overview of high-performance computing activities in support of scientific and engineering breakthroughs. He will describe his career path at Argonne and offer his insights about directing a world class supercomputing center dedicated to open science. Opportunities for students and postdocs will also be discussed.

For information regarding student and postdoc opportunities at CELS ANL contact Mike Papka.

Biography: Michael E. Papka is a computer scientist with expertise in high performance computing and research interests in large data analysis, visualization, and environments that support science. As Deputy Associate Laboratory Director for the Computing, Environment, and Life Sciences (CELS) Directorate at Argonne National Laboratory, Mike provides strategic leadership and supports a research program that aims to connect computing to resources that includes one of the world’s fastest supercomputers dedicated to open science. Mike is a Senior Fellow of the University of Chicago / Argonne Computation Institute and an Associate Professor in Northern Illinois University’s Department of Computer Science. Mike has an M.S. and a Ph.D. in computer science and electrical engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a B.S. in physics from Northern Illinois University.

Email: papka@anl.gov

Date: February 14, 2014
Mike Papka, EVL alumn and Deputy Associate, Laboratory Director Computing, Environment, and Life Sciences (CELS) Directorate, Argonne National Laboratory

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