Professor Laxmikant Kale is the director of the Parallel Programming Laboratory and Research Professor, Paul and Cynthia Saylor Professor Emeritus of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His field of interest includes parallel computing focusing on enhancing performance via adaptive runtime systems. His collaborations include Gordon-Bell award winning (SC 2002) biomolecular simulation program NAMD, and others on computational cosmology, quantum chemistry, rocket simulation, space-time meshes, and unstructured-mesh applications. He takes pride in his group's success in distributing and supporting software embodying Charm++, Adaptive MPI and BigSim. He and his team won the HPC Challenge award at Supercomputing 2011, for their entry based Charm++. Kale received her B.Tech degree in Electronics Engineering from Benares Hindu University, India in 1977, and a M.E. degree in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Science in 1979. He received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from State University of New York in 1985.
Parallel Programming Languages, Libraries, and Models
Resource Management and Scheduling