Deputy Director, Application Development
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
P.O. Box 808
Livermore, CA 94551-0808
Erik Draeger is a computational scientist at the Center for Applied Scientific Computing (CASC) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. He has over a decade of experience developing scientific applications to achieve maximum scalability and time to solution on next-generation architectures. Erik has been a finalist for the Gordon Bell Prize five times since 2005 and won the prize in 2006.
Erik currently holds two positions at LLNL: group leader of the High Performance Computing group in CASC and team leader of the Advanced Architecture and Portability Specialists (AAPS) team. The AAPS team consists of more than a dozen computational and computer scientists with extensive experience writing and optimizing highly scalable scientific applications. Erik holds a BA in physics from the University of California, Berkeley, and a PhD in physics from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.