Anshu Dubey received her Ph.D. in computer science from Old Dominion University in 1993. She then joined the University of Chicago Astronomy & Astrophysics Department as a research associate and was promoted to research scientist in 1998. In 2001 she joined the ASC/Flash Center as lead application programmer, where she was associate director and computer science/applications group leader. From 2013 to 2015 she was on staff at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, where she served as work lead and computer systems engineer in the Applied Numerical Algorithms Group. In 2015, she joined the Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne as a computer scientist.
She has two decades of experience working in the simulation of multi-physics phenomena and has earned wide recognition for her contributions. In 2008, she was named a fellow of the Computation Institute.