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David Bader
David A. Bader is Executive Director of High-Performance Computing and a Professor in Computational Science and Engineering, a division within the College of Computing, at Georgia Institute of Technology. He received his Ph.D. in 1996 from The University of Maryland, was awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Postdoctoral Research Associateship in Experimental Computer Science. He is an NSF CAREER Award recipient, an investigator on several NSF awards, was a distinguished speaker in the IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitors Program, and a member of the IBM PERCS team for the DARPA High Productivity Computing Systems program. Dr. Bader serves on the Research Advisory Council of Internet2 and the Steering Committees of the IPDPS and HiPC conferences, and will be the General Chair of IPDPS 2010. David has chaired several major conference program committees and has served on numerous conference program committees related to parallel processing and high performance computing, is an associate editor for several high impact publications including the IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), the ACM Journal of Experimental Algorithmics (JEA), IEEE DSOnline, and Parallel Computing, is a Senior Member of the IEEE Computer Society and a Member of the ACM. Dr. Bader has been a pioneer in the field of high-performance computing for problems in bioinformatics and computational genomics. He has co-chaired a series of meetings, the IEEE International Workshop on High-Performance Computational Biology (HiCOMB), written several book chapters, and co-edited special issues of the Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (JPDC) and IEEE TPDS on high-performance computational biology. He has co-authored over 90 articles in peer-reviewed journals and conferences, is the editor of the recent book Petascale Computing: Algorithms and Applications, and his main areas of research are in parallel algorithms, combinatorial optimization, and computational genomics.

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