Paul Messina

Project Director

Argonne National Laboratory

9700 South Cass Avenue
Building 240 – Rm. 3132
Argonne IL 60439

(630) 252-3045

Dr. Paul Messina is a senior strategic advisor at the ALCF who focuses on future directions for the facility. In 2002-2004, he served as Distinguished Senior Computer Scientist at Argonne and as Adviser to the Director General at CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research).

Previously at Caltech, Dr. Messina served as Director of the Center for Advanced Computing Research, as Assistant Vice President for Scientific Computing, and as Faculty Associate for Scientific Computing. He led the Computational and Computer Science component of Caltech’s research project funded by the Academic Strategic Alliances Program of the Accelerated Strategic Computing Initiative. He also acted as Co-principal Investigator for the National Virtual Observatory and TeraGrid. At Argonne, he held a number of positions from 1973-1987 and was the founding Director of the Mathematics and Computer Science Division.

Featured Posts

Radio Free HPC Discusses the Exascale Computing Project

In this podcast, the team at Radio Free HPC discusses the Exascale Computing Project.  This update is based on a presentation by ECP Director, Paul Messina at the HPC User

An update on the Exascale Computing Project

This presentation was made by ECP Director Paul Messina on December 20, 2016 at the ASCAC Meeting in Washington, DC. Presentation (PDF)

HPCwire Video Interview with Paul Messina

Watch an interview conducted by HPCwire at SC16 with ECP Director Paul Messina on the significance of the Exascale Computing Project.

ECP Announces $48m for Co-Design Centers

The Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project (ECP) announced that it has selected four co-design centers as part of a 4 year, $48 million funding award.

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