Rob Fowler

Staff Title: Director, High Performance Computing
Phone: 919-445-9670
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Area of Expertise: high performance computing, HPC performance tools

Rob Fowler directs RENCI’s high performance computing research projects, including efforts to analyze the effectiveness of high-end systems in serving the needs of scientists and to develop software tools that enhance the performance of grid-enabled applications. Fowler was previously a senior research scientist in the department of computer science and associate director of the Center for High Performance Software Research at Rice University. He has served on the computer science faculty, in both regular and visiting positions, at several universities, including Rice, the University of Copenhagen, the University of Rochester and the University of Washington. He holds a Ph.D. and master’s in computer science from the University of Washington and a physics degree from Harvard College.