2017-2019 Board of Governors
William Gropp holds the Thomas M. Siebel Chair in the Department of Computer Science, is director of the Parallel Computing Institute, and is chief scientist of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. He received a PhD in computer science from Stanford University, and was on the faculty of Yale University’s Computer Science Department from 1982–1990. From 1990–2007, Gropp was a member of the Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne National Laboratory. He received the CS’s Sidney Fernbach award in 2008 and the IEEE TCSC Award for Excellence in Scalable Computing in 2010, each recognizing his contributions to the MPI standard.