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Dongarra Awarded 2019 SIAM/ACM Prize in Computational Science and Engineering


The University of Tennessee's Jack Dongarra.

Jack Dongarra has been selected to receive the 2019 SIAM/ACM Prize in Computational Science and Engineering.

Credit: Inside HPC

The University of Tennessee's Jack Dongarra has been named to receive the 2019 SIAM/ACM Prize in Computational Science and Engineering, to be presented at the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE19) in February.

Presented every two years, the award recognizes research contributions in creating and using mathematical and computational tools and methods for science and engineering challenges.

Dongarra, an ACM fellow, founded and runs the Innovative Computing Laboratory (ICL) research group at the University of Tennessee. In addition, he is a distinguished research staff at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and participates in high-performance computing research.

Dongarra specializes in numerical algorithms in linear algebra, parallel computing, advanced-computer architectures, programming methodology, and parallel computer tools. His research includes creating, testing, and documenting mathematical software.

Dongarra received the ACM/IEEE Ken Kennedy Award for 2013 for his work on mathematical software standards for high-performance computing.

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