Phil Carns is a principal software development specialist in the Mathematics and Computer Science Division of Argonne National Laboratory. He is also an adjunct associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at Clemson University and a fellow of the Northwestern-Argonne Institute for Science and Engineering. He received his Ph.D. in computer engineering from Clemson University in 2005.
Phil Carns has worked at Argonne since 2008, acting as technical lead, principal investigator, or developer for influential HPC research projects including Darshan (application I/O characterization), TOKIO (platform I/O characterization), Mochi (composable data services), PVFS (parallel file system), CODES (storage system simulation), and the Exascale Computing Project (data libraries and services for exascale platforms). He is a recipient of multiple R&D 100 awards.