Rob Ross

Computer Scientist

Rob Ross is a senior fellow in the Northwestern-Argonne Institute for Science and Engineering and in the University of Chicago/Argonne Computation Institute. He is also an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Clemson University.

Rob received his Ph.D. in computer engineering from Clemson University in 2000.  He currently holds several leadership positions at Argonne and in the U.S> DOE computing community, including serving as deputy director of the Scientific Data Management, Analysis, and Visualization Institute and as co-lead of the Data Management component of the DOE Office of Science Exascale Computing activity.

Research Interests

  • Design, implementation, and deployment of complex distributed systems
  • Data and communication system sofware for high-performance computing