Michela Taufer is an ACM Distinguished Scientist and holds the Jack Dongarra Professorship in High Performance Computing in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Tennessee Knoxville. She served as the General Chair of the ACM/IEEE SC19 conference and was the recipient of an IBM Faculty Award. Michela has a long history of interdisciplinary work with scientists and has served as the principal investigator of several NSF collaborative projects. Her research interests include software applications and their advanced programmability in heterogeneous computing (i.e., multi-core platforms and GPUs); cloud computing and volunteer computing; and performance analysis, modeling and optimization of multi-scale applications. She has significant experience in mentoring a diverse population of students on interdisciplinary research.
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CS and Math
Emerging Applications
Chemistry and Materials
Climate and Weather