Kalyan Kumaran

Deputy Director of Science - Advanced Technologies & Data
Kalyan Kumaran

Argonne National Laboratory
9700 S. Cass Avenue
Building 240 - Rm. 1125
Lemont, IL 60439

630-252 5941


Dr. Kalyan Kumaran (Kumar) is a Senior Computer Scientist and the Deputy Director of Science–Advanced Technologies & Data at Argonne’s Leadership Computing Facility (LCF). In this role he is responsible for the performance engineering, data science and data visualization teams and works closely with division and senior laboratory management towards the implementation of Argonne’s strategic plan to build world-class computational science research at the laboratory. Kumar’s research interest include performance modeling and performance engineering. Kumar has been part of the ACM Gordon Bell winning team in 2011 and finalist teams in 2012 and 2013. He is the long time Chair of the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC) High Performance Group and is a key developer of several widely used standard benchmarks.

Areas of Interest: 
Performance Engineering