Carolyn Devany joins IU’s CREST Advisory Board

December 13, 2017

Data Vortex Technologies President Carolyn Coke Reed Devany has accepted an invitation to serve on the advisory board of Indiana University’s Center for Research in Extreme Scale Technologies (CREST). CREST is led by Dr. Thomas Sterling and is home to DIET, a DV203 testbed. Data Vortex work at Indiana has included award winning research (see “UCHPC 2017: IU Researcher on DV System Wins Best Paper Award”) focused on porting Vienna Ab initio Simulation Package (VASP) and Nanoscale Molecular Dynamics (NAMD) onto DV systems.

The purpose of the CREST advisory board is to evaluate the center’s institutional support and financial investment in research activities. Carolyn Devany’s outstanding career in the field and familiarity with novel concepts should prove invaluable to the effort.

Remaining members of the advisory board include:

  • Dan Reed, Vice President of Research and Economic Development, University of Iowa
  • Jack Dongarra, Director, Innovative Computing Laboratory; Director, Center for Information Technology Research, University of Tennessee Knoxville
  • Rick Stevens, Associate Laboratory Director for Computing, Environment and Life Science, Argonne National Laboratory
  • Robert Lucas, Director, Information Sciences Institute Computational Systems and Technology Division; Research Associate Professor, Computer Science, University of Southern California
  • Robert Wisniewski, Chief Software Architect for Extreme Scale Computing; Senior Principal Engineer, Intel Corporation
  • Paul Messina, Senior Strategic Advisor and Argonne Distinguished Fellow, Argonne National Laboratory, University of Cincinnati