Frederick H. Streitz

Frederick H. Streitz

Fred Streitz is a Senior Advisor at the Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics (CFA) in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Chief Computational Scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). He also is serving as a member of the National AI Research Resource Task Force (NAIRR-TF).

Prior to these appointments, Dr. Streitz held a number of technical leadership roles at LLNL and with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), most recently as the inaugural Director of the LLNL High Performance Computing Innovation Center (HPCIC) and as the Science Advisor in the Artificial Intelligence and Technology Office (AITO), which he helped create at DOE.

Dr. Streitz is a member of the Scientific Advisory Council for Forschungszentrum J├╝lich in Germany and the Steering Committee for the Institute for Advanced Computational Science at Harvard University. He is a Subject Editor for the International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications, a member of the Advanced Computing Round Table at the Council on Competitiveness, and an Adjunct Professor in the Biochemistry and Molecular and Cellular Biology Department at Georgetown University.

Dr. Streitz is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and a two-time recipient of the IEEE Gordon Bell Prize for outstanding achievement in high performance computing. Prior to joining LLNL as a computational physicist in 1999, he was an assistant professor in the Physics Department at Auburn University and a National Research Council Fellow at the Naval Research Laboratory. Fred earned his B.S. in Physics from Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California, and a M.A. and Ph.D. in Physics from the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.