John Shalf

Deputy Director, Hardware Technology

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

1 Cyclotron Road
Berkeley CA 94720

(510) 486-4508

[email protected]

John Shalf is CTO for the National Energy Research Supercomputing Center and also Department Head for Computer Science and Data Sciences at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL).

Shalf is a coauthor of over 60 publications in the field of parallel computing software and HPC technology, including three best papers and the widely cited report “The Landscape of Parallel Computing Research: A View from Berkeley” (with David Patterson and others). He also coauthored “ExaScale Software Study: Software Challenges in Extreme Scale Systems,” which sets the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency’s (DARPA’s) information technology research investment strategy for the next decade. He was a member of the Berkeley Lab/NERSC team that won a 2002 R&D 100 Award for the RAGE robot.

Before joining Berkeley Lab in 2000, Shalf was a research programmer at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois and a visiting scientist at the Max-Planck-Institut für Gravitationphysick/Albert Einstein Institute in Potsdam, Germany, where he co-developed the Cactus code framework for computational astrophysics.

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