Keyes Receives 2018 Euro-Par Achievement Award

Sep 05 2018

David Keyes received the 2018 Euro-Par Achievement Award. The 25-year old International European Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing conference provides a forum for the introduction, presentation, and discussion of topics at the frontier of algorithms, theory, software, and hardware, with applications ranging from scientific to mobile and cloud computing. The recipients of the Euro-Par Achievement Award are researchers with "outstanding merit in parallel computing and an allegiance to the Euro-Part conference series." Professor Keyes became the eleventh recipient of the award at the 2018 conference in Turin, Italy on August 30, 2018, where he was presented with a rare first edition volume of the Turin's poet laureate Cesare Pavese.

David Keyes is Professor of Applied Mathematics and Computational Science and the Director of the Extreme Computing Research Center at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), having served as the founding Dean of the Division of Mathematical and Computer Sciences and Engineering from 2009 to 2012. He joined the Office of President Tony Chan in October 2018 as Senior Associate, with responsibilities for strategic planning and international partnerships. Keyes is also an Adjunct Professor and former Fu Foundation Chair Professor in Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics at Columbia University, and a faculty affiliate of several laboratories of the U.S. Department of Energy.