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Patrick M. Widener
Research Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science

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Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D., Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005

M.CS, Computer Science, University of Virginia, 1992

B.S., Computer Science, James Madison University, 1990

Research Interests

Distributed and high-performnace computing

Large-data systems and applications

Middleware; workflows; I/O and storage

Biographical Sketch

Patrick Widener holds positions as Principal Member of Technical Staff in the Center for Computing Research at Sandia National Laboratories and Research Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of New Mexico. His particular research interests are in operating systems, high-performance computing, middleware, and metadata/data management for large-data applications and services. Before coming to Sandia, he was a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics, and Senior Research Scientist at the Center for Comprehensive Informatics, at Emory University (2009-2011). Prior to that, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow and later Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at UNM (2005-2009). Before beginning my research career, he spent several years as a professional software developer for a series of companies which no longer exist.

Contact Information

Email: patrick.widener@sandia.gov

Phone: 505.284.2755

Fax: 505.277.6927

Mailing Address

Sandia National Laboratories

P.O. Box 5800, MS 1319

Albuquerque, NM 87185-1319