June 16-20, 2013

Leipzig, Germany

Prof. Dr. Dhabaleswar K. Panda

Professor of Computer Science, Ohio State University

Dhabaleswar K. (DK) Panda is a Professor of Computer Science at the Ohio State University. He obtained his Ph.D. in computer engineering from the University of Southern California. His research interests include parallel computer architecture, high performance networking, network-based computing, exascale computing, programming models, GPUs and accelerators, high performance file systems and storage, virtualization, cloud computing and big data. He has published over 300 papers in major journals and international conferences related to these research areas. Dr. Panda and his research group members have been doing extensive research on modern networking technologies including InfiniBand, 10-40GE/iWARP and RDMA over Converged Enhanced Ethernet (RoCE). His research group is currently collaborating with National Laboratories and leading InfiniBand and 10-40GE/iWARP companies on designing various subsystems of next generation high-end systems. The MVAPICH2 (High Performance MPI over InfiniBand, iWARP and RDMAoE) and MVAPICH2-X (Hybrid MPI and PGAS with UPC and OpenSHMEM) software packages, developed by his research group (, are currently being used by more than 2,050 organizations worldwide (in 70 countries). The MVAPICH2 software has enabled many InfiniBand clusters to get into the TOP500 rankings during the last decade. More than 166,000 downloads of this software have taken place from the project's website alone. This software is also available with the software stacks of network vendors (InfiniBand and iWARP), server vendors and Linux distributors. Dr. Panda's research is supported by funding from US National Science Foundation, US Department of Energy, and several industry including Intel, IBM, Cisco, Oracle, Mellanox, NVIDIA, QLogic and NetApp. He is an IEEE Fellow and a member of ACM. More details about Prof. Panda are available at

Presenter of: Tutorial 04
InfiniBand & High-Speed Ethernet for Dummies
Tutorial 11
Advanced Topics in InfiniBand & High-Speed Ethernet for Designing HEC Systems
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