William (Bill) Kramer,Executive Director, NFIBlue Waters Project Officewtkramer@illinois.edu
Room: 4122E NCSAOffice Phone: 217-333-6260Cell Phone: 217-979-7577Preferred Contact Method: Email
William T.C. Kramer leads the National Center for Supercomputing Applications’ @Scale Science & Technologies program and is the principal investigator for NCSA’s Blue Waters project, which deployed and supports the highest sustained-performance computatonal and data analysis system available to the nation’s open research community. Bill also is a research professor in the Computer Science Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Previously Kramer was the general manager of the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center, the flagship computing facility of the Department of Energy’s Office of Science, and head of the High Performance Computing Department at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Prior to Berkeley Lab, Kramer worked at the NASA Ames Research Center, where he was responsible for all aspects of operations and customer service for NASA’s principal supercomputer center.
High Performance Computing and Data, Large Scale System Evaluation and Benchmarking, Reliability and Resiliency, Resource Management and System Scheduling, Application Benchmarking and Performance Evaluation, Distributed Computing, High Performance Data Analysis, Cyber Protection and Security, Design and Operation and Large, Efficient Data Centers, Large Scale Technical Project Management
William Kramer, PERCU: A Holistic Method for Evaluating High Performance Computing Systems, A Dissertation, University of California Berkeley, October 2008. http://www.eecs.berkeley.edu/Pubs/TechRpts/2008/EECS-2008-143.pdf