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Robert Lucas

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Departments
  • Computer Science
  • Information Sciences Institute

Office
  • Information Science Institute
  • 4676 Admiralty Way Marina Del Rey Ca 90292
  • USC Mail Code: 1454

Phone
  • (310) 448-9449

Email
  • rflucas@isi.edu


Research Associate Professor, Isi Deputy Director, Cs&T

Education
  • 1988, PhD, Electrical Engineering, Stanford Univ

  • 1983, Other, Electrical Engineering, Stanford Univ

  • 1980, Other, Electrical Engineering, Stanford Univ

Biography


Director, Computational Systems and Technology Division

Director, Computational Sciences Group
Research Associate Professor, Computer Science

Led by Robert F. Lucas, ISI’s Computational Systems and Technology division seeks to solve complex science, engineering and defense problems through novel supercomputing approaches. He directs experts in computer architecture, VLSI, compilers and other software tools in maximizing high-end systems use, and has served on national task forces charting critical supercomputing needs.
Lucas joined ISI in 2001 from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, where he directed the Research Department at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center. Lucas has been a deputy director and program manager at DARPA, a researcher at the Center for Computing Sciences, and a technical staff member at Hughes Aircraft Company. He received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Stanford University.


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