Hal Finkel - U.S. Department of Energy


US-RSE Funders Talk Series Info

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The inaugural talk of the US-RSE Funder Talk Series featured Hal Finkel, Ph.D. from the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR). This event took place Monday, October 17th at 2 PM ET, 1 PM CT, 12 PM MT, 11 AM PT


Hal is a program manager for computer-science research in the US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science’s Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) program. Prior to joining ASCR, Hal was the Lead for Compiler Technology and Programming Languages at Argonne’s Leadership Computing Facility. As part of DOE’s Exascale Computing Project (ECP), Hal was a PathForward technical lead and PI/Co-PI of several multi-institution activities. Hal also helped develop the Hardware/Hybrid Accelerated Cosmology Code (HACC), a two-time IEEE/ACM Gordon Bell Prize finalist. He graduated from Yale University in 2011 with a Ph.D. in theoretical physics focusing on numerical simulation of early-universe cosmology.