Carl Kesselman, Ph.D.
Director, Informatics Systems Research Division
Information Sciences Institute Fellow
Ph.D., Computer Science, UCLA
M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California
B.S., Electrical Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo
B.A., Computer Science, State University of New York at Buffalo
Carl Kesselman leads ISI's Informatics Systems Research division. Created to understand how to build informatics systems that can help tackle the hardest problems of great societal impact, the work of the division spans grid computing, information security, service-oriented architectures, and sociotechnical systems and reproducibility.
Kesselman is an ISI Fellow, the Institute's highest honor. One of the fathers of grid computing and the GLOBUS open-source toolbox, now the de facto grid computing standard, he has received numerous honors for his pioneering research including the Lovelace Medal from the British Computer Society and the Goode Memorial Award from the IEEE Computer Society. He is a Fellow of the British Computer Society and the Association for Computing Machinery.
Kesselman joined ISI in 1997 as a USC Computer Science Department research associate professor. Kesselman received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of California at Los Angles, an MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California and a BS in Electrical Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo.