The National Institute for Computational Sciences

UT Professor to Receive High Honor

Award Recognizes Leadership in High-performance Computing

Jack Dongarra, distinguished professor of computer science in the College of Engineering at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will receive the Association for Computing Machinery–Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society Ken Kennedy Award on Nov. 19 in Denver at SC13, the International Conference on High Performance Computing (HPC). He is being recognized for designing and promoting standards for mathematical software used to solve numerical problems common to HPC. The outcome of his efforts has been the development of major software libraries of algorithms and methods that boost performance and portability in HPC environments.

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Article posting date: 10 October 2013

About NICS: The National Institute for Computational Sciences (NICS) operates the University of Tennessee supercomputing center, funded in part by the National Science Foundation. NICS is a major partner in NSF’s Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment, known as XSEDE.