Jack Dongarra holds an appointment at the University of Tennessee, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and the University of Manchester. He specializes in numerical algorithms in linear algebra, parallel computing, use of advanced-computer architectures, programming methodology, and tools for parallel computers. He was awarded the IEEE Sid Fernbach Award in 2004; in 2008 he was the recipient of the first IEEE Medal of Excellence in Scalable Computing; in 2010 he was the first recipient of the SIAM Special Interest Group on Supercomputing's award for Career Achievement; in 2011 he was the recipient of the IEEE Charles Babbage Award; in 2013 he received the ACM/IEEE Ken Kennedy Award; and in 2019 he received the ACM/SIAM Computational Science and Engineering Prize. He is a Fellow of the AAAS, ACM, IEEE, and SIAM and a foreign member of the Russian Academy of Science, a Foreign Member of the UK Royal Society, and a member of the US National Academy of Engineering.
Turing Fellow, Department of Mathematics, University of Manchester Distinguished Staff, Oak Ridge National Laboratory University Distinguished Professor, University of Tennessee
Interest and expertise
Databases, Programming languages and verification, Numerical computing, New computational paradigms (quantum, biological), Security and privacy, Systems, including networking, Artificial intelligence, machine learning, vision