Transforming the Future

Biographies

We will be adding biographies of the ISC 2022 Chairs as they become available.

 

Hartwig Anzt
Hartwig Anzt
Hartwig Anzt
Helmholtz Young Investigator &
Research Group Leader, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Research Consultant, University of Tennessee

Hartwig Anzt, ISC 2022 Workshop Chair, is an externally-evaluated Helmholtz Young Investigator and tenured research group leader at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT, Germany). Hartwig Anzt also holds a research consultant position at the University of Tennessee (USA). In his role as a research group leader at KIT, Hartwig Anzt is one of the six KIT-PIs in Germany's National Computing Initiative (NHR). On a European Level, Hartwig Anzt is a Principal Investigator in the EuroHPC project MICROCARD where he is leading the numerical methods effort. Hartwig Anzt is also part of the US Exascale Computing Project (ECP) where he is leading both the cross-laboratory Multiprecision Focus Effort and the sub-project on developing preconditioned exascale-enabled Krylov solvers (PEEKS). Hartwig Anzt has a strong background in numerical mathematics, specializes in iterative methods and preconditioning techniques for the next generation hardware architectures. Hartwig Anzt has a long track record of high-quality software developments. He is author of the MAGMA-sparse open-source software package and managing lead and developer of the Ginkgo numerical linear algebra library.

KEREN BERGMAN
Keren Bergman
Keren Bergman
Charles Batchelor Professor 
of Electrical Engineering,
Columbia University

Keren Bergman, ISC 2022 Program Chair, is the Charles Batchelor Professor of Electrical Engineering at Columbia University where she also serves as the Faculty Director of the Columbia Nano Initiative. Prof. Bergman received the B.S. from Bucknell University in 1988, and the M.S. in 1991 and PhD in 1994 from M.I.T. all in Electrical Engineering. At Columbia, Bergman leads the Lightwave Research Laboratory encompassing multiple cross-disciplinary programs at the intersection of computing and photonics. Bergman serves on the Leadership Council of the American Institute of Manufacturing (AIM) Photonics leading projects that support the institute’s silicon photonics manufacturing capabilities and Datacom applications. She is a Fellow of the Optical Society of America (OSA) and IEEE.

Aparna Chandramowlishwaran
Aparna Chandramowlishwaran
Aparna Chandramowlishwaran
Associate Professor, Department of
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science,
University of California

Aparna Chandramowlishwaran, ISC 2022 Research Poster Chair, is an Associate Professor at the University of California, Irvine, in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. She received her Ph.D. in Computational Science and Engineering from Georgia Tech in 2013 and was a research scientist at MIT prior to joining UCI as an Assistant Professor in 2015. Her research lab— HPC Forge—aims at advancing computational science using high-performance computing and machine learning. She currently serves as the associate editor of the ACM Transactions on Parallel Computing.

Laura Grigori
Laura Grigori
Laura Grigori
Senior Research Scientist,
INRIA, France

Laura Grigori, ISC 2022 Track Chair Applications & Algorithms, is a senior research scientist at INRIA in France, where she is leading Alpines group, a joint group between INRIA and J.L. Lions Laboratory, Sorbonne University, in Paris. She is chair of PRACE Scientific Steering Committee, a member of SIAM Council since January 2018, the recipient of an ERC Synergy Grant, and a SIAM Fellow. Her field of expertise is in numerical linear, multilinear algebra, and high performance scientific computing. For her work on communication avoiding algorithms She was awarded with her co-authors the SIAM Siag on Supercomputing Best Paper Prize 2016 for the most outstanding paper published in 2012-2015 in a journal in the field of high performance computing. She was the Program Director of the SIAM special interest group on supercomputing, January 2014 - December 2015, then the Chair of this interest group, January 2016 - December 2017.

Piotr Luszczek
Piotr Luszczek
Piotr Luszczek
Research Assistant Professor,
Innovative
Computing Laboratory
University of Tennessee

Piotr Luszczek, ISC 2022 Proceedings Poster Chair, is a Research Assistant Professor at the Innovative Computing Laboratory in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Piotr earned MSc in Computer Science from AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow, Poland, and PhD in Computer Science from the University of Tennessee Knoxville. Piotr's research interests include benchmarking, numerical linear algebra for high-performance computing, automatic performance tuning for hardware accelerators, and stochastic models for performance engineering. Piotr has over two decades of experience in developing high performance numerical software for large scale, distributed memory systems with multicore processors and GPU accelerators. Currently, Piotr serves as co-PI for the ECP xSDK project that has a main goal to improve access to the world-class software on the Exascale machines.

Kathryn Mohror
Kathryn Mohror
Kathryn Mohror
Group Leader Parallel Systems Group
Center for Applied Scientific Computing
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Kathryn Mohror, ISC 2022 Tutorial Chair, is the Group Leader for the Parallel Systems Group in the Center for Applied Scientific Computing (CASC) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). She also serves as the Lead for the NNSA Software Technologies Portfolio for the U.S. Exascale Computing Project (ECP). Kathryn’s research on high-end computing systems is currently focused on I/O for extreme scale systems. Her other research interests include scalable performance analysis and tuning, fault tolerance, and parallel programming paradigms. Kathryn has been working at LLNL since 2010 and is a 2019 recipient of the DOE Early Career Award.

Stephan Schenk
Stephan Schenk
Stephan Schenk
Product Manager for HPC,
BASF, Germany

Stephan Schenk, ISC 2022 Track Chair HPC & ML in Industry, is the Product Manager for High Performance Computing at BASF SE in Ludwigshafen, Germany. He made his first contact with HPC during his studies in chemistry in 2000. He remained in this field obtaining a PhD in Computational Chemistry in 2006. After a postdoctoral stay at ETH Zurich, he joined BASF in 2010. He currently heads the team providing the supercomputer platform QURIOSITY that empowers BASF colleagues to leverage HPC to rapidly turn data into successful innovation and insights. He is also a member of the Scientific Council of the John von Neumann Institute for Computing (NIC) and serves as a deputy chairman of the High Performance Computing and Quantum Computing working group at Bitkom, Germany’s digital association. His interest focuses on democratization of HPC across businesses and leveraging the highly innovative technologies of next generation computing, especially Quantum Computing.