John Shalf is Department Head for Computer Science at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and deputy director of Hardware Technology for the DOE Exascale Computing Project (ECP). He is a co-author of over 80 publications in the field of parallel computing software and HPC technology, including three best papers and the widely cited report "The Landscape of Parallel Computing Research: A View from Berkeley" (with David Patterson and others), as well as "ExaScale Software Study: Software Challenges in Extreme Scale Systems,"which sets the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency's (DARPA's) information technology research investment strategy for the next decade.

Before joining Berkeley Lab in 2000, he worked at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois and was a visiting scientist at the Max-Planck-Institut für Gravitationphysick/Albert Einstein Institut in Potsdam, Germany, where he co-developed the Cactus code framework for computational astrophysics.

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