Dr Daniel S. Katz ChairMember since: 09/18/2014 - 19:23
Daniel S. Katz is Chief Scientist at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Research Associate Professor in Computer Science (CS), Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), and the School of Information Sciences (iSchool) . He is also a Better Scientific Software (BSSw) Fellow. Dan's interest is in the development and use of advanced cyberinfrastructure to solve challenging problems at multiple scales. His technical research interests are in applications, algorithms, fault tolerance, and programming in parallel and distributed computing, including HPC, Grid, Cloud, etc. He is also interested in policy issues, including citation and credit mechanisms and practices associated with software and data, organization and community practices for collaboration, and career paths for computing researchers. He is a senior member of the IEEE and ACM, a founding editor and current Associate Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Open Source Software, and a co-founder and the steering committee chair for the Research Software Alliance (ReSA).