Kate Keahey

Senior Fellow
Computation Institute
University of Chicago

Computer Scientist
Mathematics and Computer Science Division
Argonne National Laboratory

Building 240, 5146
9700 South Cass Avenue
Argonne, IL 60439

Phone: (630) 252-1673
Fax: (630) 252-1997
Email: keahey at anl dot gov

Kate Keahey is one of the pioneers of infrastructure cloud computing. She created the Nimbus project, recognized as the first open source Infrastructure-as-a-Service implementation, and continues to work on research aligning cloud computing concepts with the needs of scientific datacenters and applications. To facilitate such research for the community at large, Kate leads the Chameleon project, providing a deeply reconfigurable, large-scale, and open experimental platform for Computer Science research. To foster the recognition of contributions to science made by software projects, Kate co-founded and serves as co-Editor-in-Chief of the SoftwareX journal, a new format designed to publish software contributions. Kate is a Scientist at Argonne National Laboratory and a Senior Fellow at the Computation Institute at the University of Chicago.