Katherine Yelick is the Robert S. Pepper Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences and the Associate Dean for Research in the Division of Computing, Data Science and Society (CDSS) at the UC Berkeley. She is also a Senior Advisor on Computing at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Her research is in high performance computing, programming systems, and parallel algorithms, and she has worked on several interdisciplinary teams developing scientific applications, including her current work leading
the ExaBiome project on Exascale Solutions for Microbiome Analysis. Yelick was Director of the NERSC from 2008 to 2012 and the led the Computing Sciences Area at Berkeley Lab from 2010 through 2019, where she oversaw NERSC, ESnet and the Computational Research Division. Yelick is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a Fellow of ACM and AAAS.
Accelerators, FPGA, and GPUs
Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence
Parallel Programming Languages, Libraries, and Models