Dr. Purushotham Bangalore is a Professor and Director of the Collaborative Computing Laboratory (CCL) in the Department of Computer Science (CS) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).
He has worked for three decades in several areas of HPC and grid computing including algorithms, object-oriented libraries, message-passing middleware, multidisciplinary applications, and integration systems. His areas of interest include scientific computing, scalable algorithms, performance evaluation and estimation, object oriented numerical libraries and middleware, computational portals, grid computing environments, parallel programming environments, and adaptive systems and applications.
He has published more than 80 peer reviewed articles and served as program committee member for several conferences and workshops. He has also organized several workshops and short-courses on introduction to high performance computing and using the Message Passing Interface (MPI) as part of the Department of Defense (DoD) Programming Environments and Training (PET) program. He is an active participant in the MPI Forum.