Ian Foster

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Title Director
Department Computation Institute
Biography

Ian Foster is Director of the Computation Institute, a joint institute of the University of Chicago and Argonne National Lab. He is also an Argonne Senior Scientist and Distinguished Fellow and the Arthur Holly Compton Distinguished Service Professor of CS. His research deals with distributed, parallel, and data-intensive computing technologies, and innovative applications of those technologies to scientific problems in such domains as climate change and biomedicine. Methods and software developed under his leadership underpin many large national and international cyberinfrastructures.

Email foster@nospam5a0feb7292f30.cs.uchicago.edu