Professor, School of Computational Science & Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Srinivas Aluru is a professor in the School of Computational Science and Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. He co-directs the Georgia Tech Strategic Initiative in Data Engineering and Science, and co-leads the NSF South Big Data Regional Innovation Hub which serves 16 Southern States and Washington D.C. Earlier, he held faculty positions at Iowa State University, Indian Institute of Technology, New Mexico State University, and Syracuse University. Aluru conducts research in high performance computing, bioinformatics and systems biology, combinatorial scientific computing, and applied algorithms. He pioneered the development of parallel methods in computational biology, and contributed to the assembly and analysis of complex plant genomes. His contributions in scientific computing lie in parallel Fast Multipole Method, domain decomposition methods, spatial data structures, and applications in computational electromagnetics and materials informatics.
Aluru serves on the editorial boards of the IEEE Transactions on Big Data, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, and the International Journal of Data Mining and Bioinformatics. He is currently serving as the Chair of the ACM Special Interest Group on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Biomedical Informatics (SIGBIO). Aluru is a recipient of the NSF Career award, IBM faculty award, Swarnajayanti Fellowship from the Government of India, the mid-career and outstanding research achievement awards from Iowa State University, and the College of Computing Dean’s award for faculty excellence at Georgia Tech. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).