David Abramson is the Director of the Research Computing Centre at the University of Queensland.
He has held appointments at Griffith University, CSIRO, RMIT and Monash University. Abramson has expertise in High Performance Computing, distributed and parallel computing, computer architecture and software engineering. He is a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE), and the Australian Computer Society (ACS).
He has produced in excess of 200 research publications, and some of his work has also been integrated in commercial products. One of these, Nimrod, has been used widely in research and academia globally, and is also available as a commercial product, called EnFuzion, from Axceleon. His world-leading work in parallel debugging is sold and marketed by Cray Inc, one of the world's leading supercomputing vendors, as a product called ccdb.