University of Utah, USA
Manish Parashar Director of the Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute, Chair in Computational Science and Engineering, and Professor, School of Computing at the University of Utah. He is currently on an IPA appointment at the National Science Foundation where he is serving as Office Director of the NSF Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure. His research interests are in the broad areas of Parallel and Distributed Computing and Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering and has published extensively in these areas. He has also deployed software systems that are widely used. Manish is the founding chair of the IEEE Technical Consortium on High Performance Computing (TCHPC), Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems and serves on the editorial boards and organizing committees of several journals and international conferences and workshops. He has received numerous awards for his research and leadership, and is Fellow of AAAS, ACM, and IEEE/IEEE Computer Society. For more information, please visit http://manishparashar.org.