Stephen CragoDirector of Computational Systems and Technology

Computational Systems and Technology (CS&T) is a world leader in computing technologies, from basic to applied, investigating a wide range of hardware and software technologies. Our research addresses all levels of computing, from emerging quantum devices to large deployed heterogeneous cloud systems, and includes the software and tools to enable end users to harness these systems in a highly productive fashion. This research also includes providing reliable computing in challenging domains such as space, mobile, security, and low-power. 

Stephen Crago
Dr. Stephen Crago holds joint appointments as an Associate Director of USC/ISI, Director of the Computational Systems and Technology division, and Research Associate Professor in the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering. He joined ISI’s Arlington site in 1997 and is the site director there. His research interests are in software for heterogeneous architectures, architecture, and parallel computing. Since joining ISI, Dr. Crago’s research has been sponsored by DARPA, IARPA, NASA, ONR and other government agencies. Dr. Crago has led many projects, from small, focused research efforts to large multi-disciplinary collaborations, across the range of his research interests. He received his B.S. in Computer and Electrical Engineering and his M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from the University of Southern California. 


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