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EECS Professor Honored by HPCwire as One of its People to Watch

Michela TauferSAN DIEGO, Calif., February 21, 2019 – HPCwire, the leading publication for news and information for the high performance computing industry, today announced the honorees for its 2019 People to Watch feature, which highlights key community players poised to drive the industry forward in the coming year.

Michela Taufer, an ACM Distinguished Scientist who holds the Jack Dongarra Professorship in High Performance Computing in the Min H. Kao Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK), was honored by HPCwire as one of its People to Watch.

“HPCwire’s People to Watch selections are the visionaries and innovators building and deploying advanced technologies driving the most transformative scientific, national defense and business computing,” said Tiffany Trader, Tabor Communication’s director of editorial operations and managing editor of HPCwire. “As we digitize the business world, and digitally replicate the natural world, our People to Watch are developing the increasingly powerful technology stack that will transform the world of tomorrow. The HPCwire editorial board recognizes these 12 individuals poised to have a major impact on HPC.”

Read HPCwire’s interview with Taufer here.

See the full list of 2019 People to Watch honorees here.

HPCwire is the #1 news and information resource covering the fastest computers in the world and the people who run them. With a legacy dating back to 1986, HPCwire has enjoyed a history of world-class editorial and journalism, making it the news source of choice selected by science, technology and business professionals interested in high performance and data-intensive computing.