RISE Seminar 4/26/18: Kathy Yelick (UC Berkeley): Machine learning for Science

April 26, 2018

Speaker: Professor Kathy Yelick
Title: Machine learning for Science
Affiliation: UC Berkeley
Date: Thursday, April 26, 12pm-1pm,
Location: Wozniak Lounge
Abstract: TBA

Bio: Katherine (Kathy) Yelick is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at UC Berkeley and the Associate Laboratory Director (ALD) for Computing Sciences at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Her research is in high performance computing, programming languages, compilers, parallel algorithms, and automatic performance tuning. She currently leads the Berkeley UPC project and co-lead the Berkeley Benchmarking and Optimization (Bebop) group. As ALD for Computing Sciences at LBNL, she oversees the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC), the Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) and the Computational Research Division (CRD), which covers applied math, computer science, data science and computational science.