Dr. Geoffrey Charles Fox
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Fox received a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics from Cambridge University, where he was Senior Wrangler. He is now a distinguished professor of Engineering, Computing, and Physics at Indiana University, where he is the director of the Digital Science Center. He previously held positions at Caltech, Syracuse University, and Florida State University after being a postdoc at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, and Peterhouse College Cambridge. He has supervised the Ph.D. of 73 students and published around 1500 papers (550 with at least ten citations) in physics and computing with a hindex of 83 and over 39000 citations. He received the High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing (HPDC) Achievement Award and the ACM – IEEE CS Ken Kennedy Award for Foundational contributions to parallel computing in 2019. He is a Fellow of APS (Physics) and ACM (Computing) and works on the interdisciplinary interface between computing and applications. He is involved in several projects to enhance the capabilities of Minority Serving Institutions. He has experience in online education and its use in MOOCs for areas like Data and Computational Science. He is active in the Industry consortium MLPerf.