Gene Cooperman

Gene Cooperman

Northeastern University


Professor Cooperman works in high-performance computing and scalable applications for computational algebra. He received his B.S. from U. of Michigan in 1974, and his Ph.D. from Brown University in 1978. He then spent six years in basic research at GTE Laboratories. He came to Northeastern University in 1986, and has been a full professor since 1992. In 2014, he was awarded a five-year IDEX Chair of Attractivity at from the Université Fédérale Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées. Since 2004, he has led the DMTCP project (Distributed MultiThreaded CheckPointing). Prof. Cooperman also has a 15-year relationship with CERN, where his work on semi-automatic thread parallelization of task-oriented software is included in the million-line Geant4 high-energy physics simulator. His current research interests especially include studying the limits of transparent checkpoint-restart. Some current domains of interest are: supercomputing, cloud computing, GPU-accelerated graphics, GPGPU computing, and Internet of Things.

Proposals for this user

* Some Open Challenges in Checkpointing

In this presentation, we will talk about some of the open challenges in checkpointing.
Checkpoint/Restore 09/26/2016
Kapil Arya, Gene Cooperman