Valerie Taylor joined Argonne in 2017 as the director of the Mathematics and Computer Science Division. She received her Ph.D. in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1991. She then joined the faculty in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at Northwestern University., where she was a professor for 11 years. In 2003, she joined Texas A&M, where she served as head of the computer science and engineering department and, most recently, as senior associate dean of academic affairs in the College of Engineering and a Regents Professor and the Royce E. Wisenbaker Professor in the Department of Computer Science.
Taylor is a fellow of both IEEE and ACM. She has received numerous awards, including the Richard A. Tapia Achievement Award for Scientific Scholarship. Civic Science, and Diversifying Computing.
- High-performance computing
- Performance analysis and modeling
- Power Analysis