Carl Kesselman

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Carl Kesselman is an American computer scientist specializing in grid computing technologies.[1] This term was developed by him and professor Ian Foster in the book The Grid: Blueprint for a New Computing Infrastructure. He and Foster are winners of the British Computer Society's Lovelace Medal for their grid work. He is institute fellow at the University of Southern California's Information Sciences Institute and a professor in the Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, at the University of Southern California.

Kesselman co-led the Globus Toolkit project, core technologies for computational grid systems in the areas of resource location, resource allocation, computer security, data communication, and data access. He described a Globus testbed called GUSTO in 1997.[2]

He was elected as an ACM Fellow in 2017.[3]

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  1. ^ Steve Lohr (February 19, 2002). "Supercomputing and Business Move Closer". The New York Times. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
  2. ^ Eric Mankin (January 19, 1998). "Supercomputing on Demand". USC News. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
  3. ^ ACM Recognizes 2017 Fellows for Making Transformative Contributions and Advancing Technology in the Digital Age, Association for Computing Machinery, December 11, 2017, retrieved 2017-11-13