Alumnus Named to 2021 Class of SIAM Fellows

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Jeremy Kepner, a Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship recipient from 1993 to 1996, has been named a fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).

Kepner is one of 28 researchers and academics chosen for the 2021 class of fellows. They were selected for their exemplary research and outstanding service to the mathematics and computational science community. The society citedhis contributions to interactive parallel computing, matrix-based graph algorithms, green supercomputing and big data.

Kepneris a fellow of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory fellow and founder of the lab’s supercomputing center. He also helped establish the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center. He has published two top-selling books and published research on abstract algebra, astronomy, astrophysics, cloud computing, cybersecurity, data mining, databases, graph algorithms and other subjects. Kepner has chaired the SIAM Data Mining conference and big data and high-performance extreme computing conferences for the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers.