Post Masters RA - Network Modeling and Analysis
The Physical and Computational Sciences Directorate (PCSD) researchers lead major R&D efforts in experimental and theoretical interfacial chemistry, chemical analysis, high energy physics, interfacial catalysis, multifunctional materials, and integrated high-performance and data-intensive computing.
PCSD is PNNL’s primary steward for research supported by the Department of Energy’s Offices of Basic Energy Sciences, Advanced Scientific Computing Research, and Nuclear Physics, all within the Department of Energy's Office of Science.
Additionally, Directorate staff perform research and development for private industry and other government agencies, such as the Department of Defense and NASA. The Directorate's researchers are members of interdisciplinary teams tackling challenges of national importance that cut across all missions of the Department of Energy.
The High-Performance Computing (HPC) Group at PNNL seeks a Post-Master's researcher with a background in characterizing, modeling, and accelerating the performance of network communications of current and emerging workloads in scientific computing and data analytics. The candidate will contribute to world-leading research in performance analysis and optimization within scientific workflows for the purpose of understanding data flow between network, and memory of heterogeneous computing platforms. The candidate will collaborate closely with laboratory personnel in developing tools and methodologies relevant to the modeling, characterization, and acceleration of domain-specific application workflows executing on current leading and potential future large-scale system architectures. The candidate will have the opportunity to engage with computing and domain experts, as well as researchers at collaborating national laboratories, universities, and industry partners on activities focused on the development, application, and optimization of characterization and modeling tools targeting scientific workflows.
Responsibilities and Accountabilities include:
- Characterizing, modeling, and accelerating the performance of current and emerging workloads in scientific modeling and data analytics
- Measurement, analysis, and modeling of communication-intensive applications and intra-node and inter-node interconnects and networks
- Publication of research findings and dissemination of results to sponsors and the broader scientific community via peer-reviewed publications, talks, seminars, and posters
- Candidates must have received a Master’s degree within the past 24 months or within the next 8 months from an accredited college or university.
- Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 required.
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