University Distinguished Professor of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department
|Home Page | Google Scholar | LinkedIn | Wikipedia|
Jack Dongarra specializes in numerical algorithms in linear algebra, parallel computing, the use of advanced-computer architectures, programming methodology, and tools for parallel computers. 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, PAPI, PLASMA, and MAGMA.
In addition to his position at the University of Tennessee he is a Distinguished Research Staff member at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory Computer Science and Mathematics Division, a Turing Fellow at the University of Manchester School of Mathematics and School of Computer Science, and an Adjunct Professor in the Computer Science Department at Rice University.
ISTC for Big Data Roles
- Faculty Member
- Member, Focus Task Group on ScaLAPACK and DBMS
Awards & Honors
- Foreign member, Russian Academy of Sciences (2016)
- IEEE Super Computing Test of Time Award (2016)
- ACM High Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing Achievement Award (2016)
- ACM-IEEE Computer Society Ken Kennedy Award (2013)
- First IEEE IPDPS 2011 Charles Babbage Award (2011)
- First SIAM Special Interest Group on Supercomputing Award for Career Achievement (2010)
- Fellow, SIAM (2009)
- IEEE Medal of Excellence in Scalable Computing (2008)
- IEEE Sid Fernbach Award (2003)
- Fellow, ACM (2001)
- Member, National Academy of Engineering (2001)
- Fellow, IEEE (1999)
- Fellow, AAAS (1994)
- One of the 100 most citied authors in Computer Science
Recent Papers & Presentations
- Exascale Computing and Big Data: The Next Frontier.” Communications of the ACM, July 2015
- “HPC Programming on Intel Many-Integrated-Core Hardware with MAGMA Port to Xeon Phi.” Scientific Programming, May 2014.
- “On the Future of High Performance Computing: How to Think for Peta and Exascale Computing,” The SPEEDUP Society, The Swiss forum for Grid and High Performance Computing, September 7, 2012.
- “Experience on Multipetaflops Architectures,” 2012 Smoky Mountains Computational Science and Engineering Conference, September 5, 2012.
- “On the Future of High Performance Computing: How to Think for Peta and Exascale Computing,” SCI Institute, University of Utah, February 10, 2012.
- October 6, 2015, ISTC for Big Data Blog, “Interface Sharing between Data Storage and Analytics”
- July 2015, Communications of the ACM, “Exascale Computing and Big Data“
- March 22, 2015, VR World, “Jack Dongarra: China Isn’t the Emerging HPC Power You Think It Is”
- January 27, 2015, HPC Wire, “Molecule to Universe: What are the Challenges to ASC 15?”
- December 4, 2014, Network World, “Intelligence agency wants a super-conducting, supercool supercomputer”
- July 2, 2014, Computerworld, “China has the Fastest Supercomputer, but the US Still Rules”
- June 26, 2014, HPC Wire, “New HPC Benchmark Delivers Promising Results”
- June 23, 2014, Wired, “Is the End of Moore’s Law Slowing the World’s Supercomputing Race?”
- June 23, 2014, Ars Technica, “Supercomputer Slowdown: World’s Fastest Supercomputer Sees No New Challengers”
- November 19, 2013, “People of ACM”
- October 8, 2013, HPC Wire, “Dongarra Honored with Ken Kennedy Award for Contributions to Supercomputing”
- August 8, 2013, ISTC for Big Data Blog, “Accelerated Linear Algebra on Big Data”
- April 10, 2013, Scientific Computing, “A Conversation with ISC Fellow Jack Dongarra”