Dr John Taylor1
1DST Group, Canberra, Australia
The presentation will provide an overview of the new HPC and Computational Science program at DST and its future development. Significant progress in the development of the DST HPC program has occurred over the past year. The talk will cover the major research challenges where DST is applying HPC and computational science. Potential opportunities for collaboration will also be identified.
Professor Taylor is currently Program leader HPC and Computational Science at DST, Research Group Leader Computational Platforms at CSIRO and Honorary Professor at the Research School of Computer Science at ANU. He has written more than 140 articles and books on computational and simulation science, climate change, global biogeochemical cycles, air quality and environmental policy, from the local to the global scale, spanning science, impacts and environmental policy.
John Taylor’s research has been widely cited and attracted significant media attention. Professor Taylor has worked as a Computational Scientist and group leader both at the Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory and at the Atmospheric Science Division at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. John was Senior Fellow in the Computation Institute at the University of Chicago and has served on Advisory Panels for the US National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and the US National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center. John is a Fellow of the Clean Air Society of Australia and New Zealand.