George Karypis

Computer Science & Engineering
College of Science and Engineering
Twin Cities

Award Year
2016
University Award
Distinguished McKnight University Professors
Research Title
Practical and Effective Algorithms for Big Data Applications on High-Performance Computing Architectures

Section A, Location 14

The nominee’s research work is concentrated in the areas of high-performance computing and data mining and focuses on developing novel algorithms that are grounded in theory and solve important problems in scientific computing, business intelligence, e-commerce, online systems, biology, and drug discovery, and on translating this research into practical and efficient software tools that can be used to solve real-world problems in these areas. These tools can be used both for educational purposes and also to enable novel research in the various scientific disciplines.