Video: Modern Computing – Cloud, Distributed, & High Performance

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Ümit V. Çatalyürek

In this video, Dr. Umit Catalyurek from Georgia Institute of Technology presents: Modern Computing: Cloud, Distributed, & High Performance.

“This lecture will be a brief crash course on computer architecture, high performance computing and parallel computing. We will, again very briefly, discuss how to classify computer architectures and applications, and what to look in applications to achieve best performance on different architectures.”

Ümit V. Çatalyürek is a Professor in the School of Computational Science and Engineering in the College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He received his Ph.D. in 2000 from Bilkent University. He is a recipient of an NSF CAREER award and is the primary investigator of several awards from the Department of Energy, the National Institute of Health, and the National Science Foundation. He currently serves as an Associate Editor for Parallel Computing, and as an editorial board member for IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Computing, and the Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing.

Dr. Çatalyürek was the founding General Chair of the 1st ACM International Health Informatics Symposium in 2010, the Program Chair of the 5th ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Health Informatics (ACM-BCB) in 2014, General Chair of ACM-BCB 2016, the Workshops Chair of IPDPS 2010-2015, the Algorithms Track Chair of SC15 and IPDPS 2016. He also serves on the program committees and organizing committees of numerous international conferences. He is a Fellow of IEEE, member of ACM and SIAM, and the Chair for IEEE TCPP for 2016-2017, and Vice-Chair for ACM SIGBio for 2015-2018 term. Çatalyürek has co-authored more than 200 peer-reviewed articles, invited book chapters and papers. His main research areas are in parallel computing, combinatorial scientific computing and biomedical informatics.

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