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Ryan E. Grant
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science

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PhD, Computer Engineering, Queen's Unviersity, 2012

Research Interests

High-performance Computing Systems

High Performance Networking; API design and communications middleware

Power Saving/Efficiency for Exascale; fault tolerance

Biographical Sketch

Ryan is a senior member of technical staff in the Center for Computing Research at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA and a Research Assistant Professor at the University of New Mexico in the Computer Science Department. His research focuses on high performance networking and power management for Extreme scale systems. He is an active member of the Portals Networking Interface specification team, working on next generation high performance interconnects, including BXI, the Bull-Atos high performance Portals-based interconnect hardware. In addition, he serves on the MPI specifications body (MPI Forum), and is responsible for the Portals 4 reference implementation, Sandia-OpenSHMEM and portals related elements of Open MPI. Ryan has contributed to the Power API developed at Sandia National Labs and has published several papers on the topic of power/energy management techniques on large-scale HPC systems. He graduated with a PhD in Computer Engineering in 2012 from Queen’s University, Canada, where he was an Alexander Graham Bell National Research Scholar.

Contact Information

Email: regrant@sandia.gov

Phone: 505.844.1252

Fax: 505.284.2518

Physical Address

Center for Computing Research

1450 Innovation Parkway SE

Albuquerque NM, 87123

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 5800 MS 1319

Albuquerque, NM 87185