Background

George Ostrouchov is a Senior Data Scientist in the Scientific Data Group of the Computer Science and Mathematics Division and a member of the Advanced Data and Workflows Group at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility. He is also a Joint Faculty Professor in the Business Analytics and Statistics Department at the University of Tennessee.

He is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA) and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), recognized for his contributions to statistical computing, particularly to enable parallel computation on big data with statistical software. He currently leads the pbdR project, a set of highly scalable R packages for distributed and parallel computing and profiling in data science.

Education

1984
Iowa State University
Statistics
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
1978
University of Waterloo
Statistics
Bachelor of Mathematics (B.Math)

R&D Activities Contributions

pbdR - The "Programming with Big Data in R" project (pbdR) is a set of highly scalable R packages for distributed computing and profiling in data science.…

Awards

2017 — Intel HPC Developer Conference People's Choice Award (High Productivity Languages track)

2016 — ORNL Signficant Event Award for "Harnessing HPC Capability at OLCF with the R Language for Deep Data Science"

2010 — Outstanding Mentor Award from The Department of Energy Office of Science

2007 — Certificate of Appreciation from The Department of Energy Undersecretary of Science for "Optimization Project"