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2014 Distinguished Alumni Service Award

Daniel A. Reed
Daniel A. Reed

Daniel A. Reed tirelessly promotes the value of computing and computational science at both the academic and national policy levels. He has created multiple large-scale HPC systems and tools to support scientific research. As head of CS @ ILLINOIS from 1996 to 2001, he helped launch the online MCS degree; oversaw increases in gifts, endowments, and research funding; and initiated planning for the Siebel Center.