Jim Ang

Jim Ang is a technical manager at Sandia National Labs, where he leads the Scalable Computer Architectures department.  His department is focused on critical technologies for leading edge high performance scientific and data-intensive computer systems.  Areas of active research include: energy-efficient computer architectures, advanced processor designs, advanced memory subsystems, interconnection network technology, system resilience capabilities, scalable I/O, large-scale systems simulations and application performance analysis.  Jim also has many years of experience leading interdisciplinary teams to develop, integrate and deploy advanced technology systems and products; and establishing collaborative partnerships that cross organizational boundaries.  Jim received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley in 1986.  Jim also has a M.S. from Berkeley, B.S. from the University of Illinois, and a B.A. from Grinnell College.  Upon completion of his graduate degrees, Jim spent a few years working for a DoD contractor in Santa Barbara, CA, before he joined Sandia National Laboratories in 1989.  Jim is a member of IEEE, IEEE-Computer Society, the Hypervelocity Impact Society, Tau Beta Pi, and Pi Tau Sigma.