
University Distinguished Professor Director Director Distinguished Research Staff 
Turing Fellow University of Manchester School of Mathematics Adjunct Professor Rice University Computer Science Department 

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SC22
Keynote Turing Award Lecture "A Not So Simple Matter
of Software"


Innovative
Computing Laboratory
Biographical Sketch
He specializes in numerical algorithms in linear
algebra, parallel
computing, the use of advancedcomputer
architectures, programming
methodology, and tools for parallel computers. His
research includes
the development, testing and documentation of high
quality mathematical
software. He has contributed to the design and
implementation of the
following open source software packages and systems:
EISPACK, LINPACK,
the BLAS, LAPACK, ScaLAPACK, Netlib, PVM, MPI,
NetSolve, Top500, ATLAS,
and PAPI. He has published over 400 articles,
papers, reports
and technical memoranda and he is coauthor of
several books. He was
awarded the IEEE Sid Fernbach Award in 2004 for his
contributions in
the application of high performance computers using
innovative
approaches; in 2008 he was the recipient of the
first IEEE Medal of
Excellence in Scalable Computing; in 2010 he was the
first recipient of
the SIAM Special Interest Group on Supercomputing's
award for Career
Achievement; in 2011 he was the recipient of the
IEEE Charles
Babbage Award; in 2013 he was the recipient of the
ACM/IEEE Ken
Kennedy Award for his leadership in designing and
promoting standards
for mathematical software used to solve numerical
problems common to
high performance computing, in 2019 he was awarded
the SIAM/ACM Prize in Computational Science and
Engineering, and in
2020 he received the IEEE Computer Pioneer Award for
leadership in the area of highperformance
mathematical software.
He is a Fellow of the AAAS, ACM, IEEE, and
SIAM, a Foreign Fellow of the British Royal Society,
and a Member of the US National Academy of
Engineering.


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