Dr. Hardy received a B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science in 1994 from Truman State University, an M.S. in Computer Science in 1997 from the Missouri University of Science and Technology, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science in 2006 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is the lead developer of the NAMD parallel molecular dynamics application and is using the Intel oneAPI to prepare NAMD to run on the upcoming Aurora supercomputer at Argonne National Laboratory. His research interests include fast methods for calculating electrostatics, numerical methods for time integration, and GPU computing.
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