Abhinav Bhatele

2024 Early Career Academic Achievement Alumni Award

Abhinav Bhatele is an associate professor in the computer science department and director of the Parallel Software and Systems Group at the University of Maryland, College Park. His research interests are broadly in systems and AI, with a focus on parallel computing and distributed AI. He has published research in parallel programming models and runtimes, network design and simulation, applications of machine learning to parallel systems, parallel deep learning, and analyzing/visualizing, modeling, and optimizing the performance of parallel software and systems. Abhinav has received best paper awards at Euro-Par 2009, IPDPS 2013, IPDPS 2016, and PDP 2024, and the best research poster award at SC 2023. He was selected as a recipient of the IEEE TCSC Award for Excellence in Scalable Computing (Early Career) in 2014, the LLNL Early and Mid-Career Recognition Award in 2018, the NSF CAREER Award in 2021, and the IEEE TCSC Award for Excellence in Scalable Computing (Middle Career) in 2023. 

Abhinav received a B.Tech. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from I.I.T. Kanpur, India, in May 2005, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2007 and 2010, respectively. He was a post-doc and later computer scientist in the Center for Applied Scientific Computing at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory from 2011-2019. Abhinav is one of the associate editors of the IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS). He was one of the General Chairs of IEEE Cluster 2022 and the Research Papers Chair of ISC 2023.