Rick Stevens is Argonne’s Associate Laboratory Director for Computing, Environment and Life Sciences. He's been at Argonne since 1982, and has served as director of the Mathematics and Computer Science Division and also as Acting Associate Laboratory Director for Physical, Biological and Computing Sciences. He's currently leader of Argonne’s Exascale Computing Initiative, and a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Chicago Physical Sciences Collegiate Division. From 2000-2004, Stevens served as Director of the National Science Foundation’s TeraGrid Project and from 1997-2001 as Chief Architect for the National Computational Science Alliance. Stevens is interested in the development of innovative tools and techniques that enable computational scientists to solve important large-scale problems effectively on advanced scientific computers. His research focuses on: advanced collaboration and visualization environments, high-performance computer architectures, and computational problems in life sciences. Stevens teaches courses on computer architecture, collaboration technology, virtual reality, parallel computing and computational science.
Cloud and Distributed Computing
Education and Training and Outreach
HPC Community Collaboration
HPC Training and Education
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence