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Computational Research Division
Computer Science Department
Mailstop 59R4104
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
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I am a Staff Scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, working on high-performance graph analysis and libraries, parallel sparse matrix computations, communication-avoiding algorithms, with applications in computational genomics and biology. Previously, I was an Alvarez Fellow.

I obtained my Ph.D. from UC Santa Barbara in Computer Science. My advisor was John R. Gilbert. My unusually shallow genealogy includes only three lineal ascendants. You can pronounce my first name like this. The "ı" in my first name is a lowercase dotless i ({\i} in LaTeX, ı in HTML and U+0131 in UTF-8).


Current Projects: EDGAR, MANTISSA, BINOCULARS, and THOR.

Recent News:

-- Postdoctoral opportunity in Exascale Computational Genomics: flyer, direct link.

-- We are running the Graph Algorithms Building Blocks (GABB) workshop at IPDPS again. Deadline to submit is in January 2017.

-- A draft C language API spec for GraphBLAS is available at the The GraphBLAS Forum website (standard building blocks for graph algorithms in the language of matrices).

-- HipMer (extreme-scale de-novo genome assembly): ASCR Discovery, The Next Platform, CS@LBNL.