I am Deputy Director of the Data
Science and Learning Division at Argonne National
Laboratory, where I am also a Senior Computer Scientist.
My research interests are in high-performance computing, data science,
parallel programming models, runtime systems, communication libraries,
and scalable parallel I/O.
I am involved in the Exascale Computing Project (ECP). I was the
Director of Software Technology for ECP from March 2016 to October 2017
and continue as the lead for the Programming Models and Runtimes area
in ECP Software Technology, which I have been since June 2016.
My curriculum vitae: pdf
- Ph.D., Computer Engineering, Syracuse
- M.S., Computer Engineering, Syracuse
- B.E., Computer Engineering, University of Mumbai, India, 1990
- Using Advanced MPI: Modern Features of the Message-Passing Interface
by William Gropp, Torsten Hoefler, Rajeev Thakur, and Ewing Lusk, MIT Press, 2014.
This is a new book on advanced features of MPI, including the new features in MPI-3.
MPI-2: Advanced Features of the Message-Passing Interface, by
William Gropp, Ewing Lusk, and Rajeev Thakur,
MIT Press, 1999.
A Japanese translation of the book is available here. The translation was done by
I have been actively involved in the SC
conference series. I have had many roles in the technical program committee, including being
Technical Program Chair for SC12. I also served on the SC Steering Committee (2015-2018).
I was a Member-at-Large (July 2013-June 2016) and Treasurer (July 2016-June 2019) of ACM SIGHPC.
I was an Associate
Editor of IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems from
2003 to 2007. I have served on the program committees of many conferences; see here.
Argonne National Laboratory
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email: thakur at anl.gov