Professor and Interim Director
Boeing Centennial Chair in Computer Science
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Pullman, WA 99164
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Kalyanaraman is a Professor and Boeing Centennial Chair in Computer
Science at the School
of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Washington
State University in Pullman. He is the Director of the
NSF-USDA NIFA funded AgAID AI
Institute for Transforming Workforce and Decision Support in
agriculture. He serves as the Associate Director for the School
of EECS, and also holds a joint appointment at Pacific
Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). He holds affiliate faculty
positions at the Molecular
Plant Sciences Graduate Program and the Paul
G. Allen School for Global Health. Ananth received his
National Institute of Technology in Nagpur, India (B.E. in
Computer Science and Engineering, 1998); and subsequently M.S.
(Computer Science, 2002) and Ph.D. (Computer Engineering, 2006) from
Ananth works at
the intersection of parallel computing, graph analytics, and
bioinformatics/computational biology. His focus is on developing
algorithms and software for scalable analysis of large-scale data
from various scientific domains and particularly agriculture, plant
and life sciences.
Research in his lab
has been supported by various funding sources including the National
Science Foundation (NSF), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), U.S.
Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Center for Disease Control
and Prevention (CDC). Ananth is a recipient of U.S. Department of
Energy Early Career Research Award, and his student-led research
works have received multiple conference best paper awards and a
prestigious graph challenge award. Ananth serves/has served on the
editorial boards of several reputed journals (including TPDS, TCBB,
JPDC, ParCo), and also regularly serves in various capacities
including organizational capacities at various conferences in the
areas of parallel processing and bioinformatics. He is currently
serving as a Vice-Chair for the IEEE Technical Committee on Parallel
Programming (TCPP). Ananth is a senior member of IEEE, and a
ACM and SIAM.
You can download
my comprehensive CV here.
occasionally (although on random topics) and you can follow me
@ananth_k on Twitter.
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I am always
looking for highly motivated graduate students to join my group. If
you are a prospective graduate student, please visit the Prospective