George Michael (computational physicist)

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George Anthony Michael
BornFebruary 16, 1926
Buffalo, New York
DiedJune 5, 2008 (age 82)
ResidenceLivermore, California
Alma materUniversity of San Francisco
EmployerLawrence Livermore Laboratories

George A. Michael (February 16, 1926 – June 5, 2008[1]) was a computational physicist at Lawrence Livermore Laboratories, best known for his role in the development of supercomputing. He was one of the founders of the annual ACM/IEEE Supercomputing Conference, first held in 1988. The George Michael Memorial Fellowship was established in his honor.[2] George was the person primarily responsible for doing the interviews and gathering the materials for the web site: Stories of the Development of Large Scale Scientific Computing at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.


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  2. ^ "ACM/IEEE-CS George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowship Now Accepting Applications". SC13 (ie Supercomputing Conference 2013). 2013. Archived from the original on May 20, 2013. Retrieved April 26, 2013.