Background

Michael has over 20 years of research and development experience in HPC systems, including system administration and monitoring, dynamic instrumentation and analysis of Linux kernels, scalable communication infrastructures based on overlay networks, and novel methods for coordinated operations on groups of distributed files and processes. He currently investigates tools and methods for improving data and metadata management and storage in heterogeneous, multi-tier HPC storage systems.

Education

2000
Ohio Northern University
Computer Science
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
2003
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Computer Sciences
Master of Science (M.S.)
2012
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Computer Sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Awards

2019 — U.S. Department of Energy 2018 Secretarial Honor Award for "Summit and Sierra Teams at ORNL and LLNL"

2019 — UT-Battelle Awards Night Mission Support Team Award for "OLCF Summit Supercomputer Acceptance"

2019 — ORNL Significant Event Award (SEA) for "OLCF Summit Supercomputer Acceptance"

2015 — ORNL Significant Event Award (SEA) for "Summit Supercomputer Acquisition Project"