Speaker Bio

Devesh Tiwari

Professor at Northeastern University

Professor Devesh Tiwari is an educator and researcher at Northeastern University where he directs the Goodwill Computing Lab. His group innovates new solutions to make large-scale classical HPC systems and quantum computing systems more efficient, reliable, and cost-effective. Before joining the Northeastern faculty, Devesh was a staff scientist at the United States Department of Energy (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Devesh was recognized with multiple awards including the DSN Dependability Rising Star Award, the NSF CAREER Award, and the Facebook Faculty Research Award.

Devesh’s research group has lowered the barrier to entry and accelerated the R&D efforts in multiple emerging computer systems areas including HPC, quantum system software, serverless computing, and AI-driven data center optimizations, via open-sourcing novel software artifacts and datasets. The research contributions from his excellent PhD students have been recognized with many best paper nominations and fellowships/awards. For his teaching and mentoring contributions, he was awarded the Professor of the Year by the Northeastern University chapter of the IEEE Eta Kappa Nu honor society. Devesh has also introduced several novel peer-review elements in the computer systems community in his role as the program co-chair/track co-chair for various conferences. Most recently, he was the Technical Program Committee Co-Chair for HPDC’22 and is the overall Technical Program Committee Co-Chair for IPDPS’23. He is an Associate Editor for Transactions of Parallel & Distributed Computing (TPDS), Transactions of Storage (ToS), and Journal of Parallel & Distributed Computing (JPDC). He was recognized with the TPDS Editorial Excellence Award for his exceptional contributions to the TPDS journal as an editor.