Robert Latham, ANL

Robert Latham is a Principal Software Development Specialist at Argonne National Laboratory. After earning his BS (1999) and MS (2000) in Computer Engineering at Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA), he worked at Paralogic, Inc., a Linux cluster start-up. His work with cluster software, including MPI implementations and parallel file systems, eventually led him to Argonne, where he has worked since 2002. Rob’s research focus has been on high performance IO for scientific applications and IO metrics. He has also worked closely with many application groups to effectively use available tools and technologies. He is Argonne’s Technical Lead for the ROMIO MPI-IO implementation and the Parallel- NetCDF scientific I/O library. He contributes to software-defined storage systems. He has also worked on the parallel file systems PVFS (v1 and v2) and I/O tracing and statistics tools.

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