Rafael Ferreira da Silva is a Senior Research Scientist at the Data Lifecycle and Scalable Workflows group in the National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS). Prior to joining ORNL, Dr. Ferreira da Silva was a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at University of Southern California (USC), and a Research Lead at the USC Information Sciences Institute.
Dr. Ferreira da Silva’s research focuses on the efficient and resilient execution of large-scale scientific workflow applications on heterogeneous distributed systems, and the modeling and simulation of parallel and distributed computing systems. He has extensive experience leading/working on large-scale projects related to distributed computing platforms, cyberinfrastructure systems, and applications. He also brings substantial experience on community engagement and workshop organization. He was PI on a number of NSF-funded projects, and his scholarly work includes more than 80 peer-reviewed journal articles, conference proceedings articles, book chapters, editorials, and conference abstracts.
He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from INSA-Lyon, France, in 2013. For more information, please visit https://rafaelsilva.com.