Dr. Pavan Balaji
Assistant Computer Scientist , Argonne National Laboratory, USA
Dr. Pavan Balaji holds a joint appointment as an Assistant Computer Scientist at the ArgonneNational Laboratory and as a research fellow of the Computation Institute at the University of Chicago. He had received his Ph.D. from the Computer Science and Engineering department at the Ohio State University. His research interests include high-speed interconnects, efficient protocol stacks, parallel programming models and middleware for communication and I/O, and job scheduling and resource management. He has more than 60 publications in these areas and has delivered nearly 80 talks and tutorials at various conferences and research institutes. He has received several awards for his research activities including an Outstanding Researcher award at the Ohio State University, the Director’s TechnicalAchievement award at Los Alamos National Laboratory, and several best paper and other awards. Dr. Balaji has also served as a chairman or editor in more than a dozen journals, conferences and workshops including ICPP 2010, Hot Interconnects 2010, P2S2 workshop 2010, ICCCN 2010, CCGrid 2010, and JHPCA 2010, and as a technical program committee member in numerous conferences and workshops. He is a member of the IEEE and ACM. More details about Dr. Balaji are available at http://www.mcs.anl.gov/~balaji/.