Geoffrey C. Fox
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Geoffrey Fox at Indiana in 2004
Geoffrey Charles Fox
June 7, 1944
|Alma mater||Cambridge University|
|Known for||Cyberinfrastructure, E-Science, High Performance Computing, Matrix Multiplication|
American Physical Society Fellow
Mayhew Prize (1964)
|Fields||Computer science, physics|
|Institutions||California Institute of Technology, Syracuse University, Florida State University, Indiana University|
|Thesis||Scattering of Particles with Spin And Electromagnetic Interactions (1967)|
|Doctoral advisor||Richard J. Eden|
|Other academic advisors||Richard Feynman|
Geoffrey Charles Fox is a British-born American theoretical physicist and computer scientist. He received a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics from Cambridge University in 1967 and is now a Distinguished Professor of Informatics and Computing, and Physics at Indiana University where he is director of the Digital Science Center and Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies at the School of Informatics and Computing. He previously held positions at Caltech, Syracuse University and Florida State University. He has supervised the Ph.D. of 65 students and published over 1200 publications in physics and computer science according to Google Scholar, including his book Parallel Computing Works! He currently works in applying computer science to bioinformatics, defense, earthquake and ice-sheet science, particle physics and chemical informatics. He is principal investigator of FutureGrid – a new cyberinfrastructure test to enable development of new approaches to scientific computing. He is involved in several projects to enhance the capabilities of Minority Serving Institutions.
- "I: Key Personnel".
- Fox, Geoffrey (1994). Parallel Computing Works!. Morgan Kaufmann. ISBN 1-55860-253-4.
- Geoffrey Fox @Twitter: https://twitter.com/foxsdengcf
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