Galen Shipman is a research computer scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). His research interests include programming models, scalable runtime systems, and I/O. He currently leads multiple interdisciplinary efforts including the advancement and integration of next-generation programming models (Legion) within the Exascale Computing Project. His work includes direct engagement on advanced programming models with multiple application projects spanning the Office of Science and the National Nuclear Security Administration.
Mr. Shipman holds a B.A. in Finance and a M.S. in Computer Science from the University of New Mexico, in Albuquerque New Mexico. He has more than 16 years of experience as a computer scientist, software developer, and principal investigator. He is author or co-author on over 40 research papers in computer science and has contributed to a number of software projects in high performance and data intensive computing.