D.A. Bader is with the College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332.
D. Kaeli is with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115.
V. Kindratenko is with the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801.
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David A. Bader received the PhD degree in 1996 from The University of Maryland, and his research is supported through highly competitive research awards, primarily from the US National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institutes of Health (NIH), the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), and the US Department of Energy (DOE). He is a full professor in the School of Computational Science and Engineering, College of Computing, at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and the Executive Director for High Performance Computing. Dr. Bader is a lead scientist in the DARPA Ubiquitous High Performance Computing (UHPC) program. He serves on the Research Advisory Council for Internet2, the steering committees of the IPDPS and HiPC conferences, and is the general chair of IPDPS 2010 and the chair of SIAM PP12. He is an associate editor for several high impact publications, including the Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing ( JPDC), ACM Journal of Experimental Algorithmics ( JEA), IEEE DSOnline, Parallel Computing, and the Journal of Computational Science, and has been an associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems ( TPDS). Dr. Bader's interests are at the intersection of high-performance computing and real-world applications, including computational biology and genomics and massive-scale data analytics. He has cochaired a series of meetings, the IEEE International Workshop on High-Performance Computational Biology (HiCOMB), coorganized the NSF Workshop on Petascale Computing in the Biological Sciences, written several book chapters, and coedited special issues of the JPDC and IEEE TPDS on high-performance computational biology. He is also a leading expert on multicore, manycore, and multithreaded computing for data-intensive applications such as those in massive-scale graph analytics. He has coauthored more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals and conferences, and his main areas of research are in parallel algorithms, combinatorial optimization, massive-scale social networks, and computational biology and genomics. Professor Bader is an IEEE fellow, an NSF CAREER Award recipient, and has received numerous industrial awards from IBM, NVIDIA, Intel, Sun Microsystems, and Microsoft Research. He served as a member of the IBM PERCS team for the DARPA High Productivity Computing Systems program, was a distinguished speaker in the IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitors Program, and has also served as Director of the Sony-Toshiba-IBM Center of Competence for the Cell Broadband Engine Processor.
David Kaeli received the BS and PhD degrees in electrical engineering from Rutgers University, and the MS degree in computer engineering from Syracuse University. He is an Associate Dean for the Undergraduate Program at the College of Engineering and a full processor on the electrical and computer engineering faculty at Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts. He directs the Northeastern University Computer Architecture Research Laboratory (NUCAR). Prior to joining Northeastern in 1993, he spent 12 years at IBM, the last seven at the T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York. Dr. Kaeli has published more than 200 critically reviewed publications, six books, and eight patents. His research spans a range of areas, including microarchitecture to back-end complers and database systems. His most recent work looks at the design, programming, and compilation for graphics processing units. He is an associate editor of the Journal of Instruction Level Parallelism, an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, the chair of the IEEE Technical Committee on Computer Architecture, and a member of CRA's Computing Consortium Council. Dr. Kaeli is an IEEE fellow and a senior member of the ACM.
Volodymyr Kindratenko received the DSc degree from the University of Antwerp (UIA), Belgium, in 1997 and the MS degree from the Vynnychenko State Pedagogical University (KDPU), Kirovograd, Ukraine, in 1993. He is a senior research scientist in the Innovative Systems Laboratory (ISL) at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) and a lecturer in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). Prior to joining ISL, he was with the NCSA Experimental Technologies group, where he led research efforts on the development and application of advanced sensor and communication technologies for smart environments and high-end visualization and virtual reality systems for high-performance S&E applications. Dr. Kindratenko has coauthored more than 60 articles in peer-reviewed journals and conferences. His main research interests include high-performance computing, special-purpose computing architectures, and applications. He investigates the use of next-generation computational accelerators, such as FPGAs, Cell, and GPUs, for advanced science and engineering applications. He is a senior member of the IEEE and the ACM.