Third International Workshop on High-Performance Reconfigurable Computing Technology and Applications (HPRCTA'09)

Speaker Bios

Alan D. George, Ph.D.
Director, NSF Center for High-Performance Reconfigurable Computing (CHREC); Professor of ECE, University of Florida

Dr. George is Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Florida, the flagship university in the fourth largest state in the nation, where he serves as Director of the NSF Center for High-Performance Reconfigurable Computing (CHREC). Founded in 2007, CHREC consists of four university sites (University of Florida, Brigham Young University led by Dr. Brent Nelson, George Washington University led by Dr. Tarek El-Ghazawi, and Virginia Tech led by Dr. Peter Athanas) and nearly 30 industry and government partners. Professor George has worked in the field of high-performance computing, from high-end to embedded systems, in academia and industry for over two decades. He received the B.S. degree in Computer Science and the M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Central Florida, and the Ph.D. in Computer Science from Florida State University. His research interests focus on high-performance architectures, systems, networks, services, and applications for reconfigurable, parallel, distributed, and fault-tolerant computing. More information on CHREC can be found at