Chief Computational Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Fred Streitz is Director of the High Performance Computing Innovation Center (HPCIC) and Chief Computational Scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). He develops strategies and leads efforts to address the nation’s forefront scientific problems through the application of supercomputing and guides LLNL’s efforts to form strategic industrial, academic and government collaborations that support and expand HPC capability at the Lab.
Fred serves on advisory boards for both Oak Ridge and Argonne National Laboratories and as a Subject Editor for the International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications, in addition to participation in the Advanced Computing Round Table at the Council on Competitiveness. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, a two-time winner of the IEEE Gordon Bell Prize, and received a Special Achievement Award from the Secretary of Energy for his efforts in support of the Vice-President’s Cancer Moonshot.
Dr. Streitz received a B.S. in Physics from Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California and a Ph.D. in Physics from the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.