Sreekanth Pannala serves as a Senior Research Staff Member at the Computer Science and Mathematics Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tenn, USA. Pannala received his M.S. degree (1994) and his Ph.D. degree (2000) in aerospace engineering specializing in the area of computational combustion of two-phase flows from Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Ga, USA. His expertise primarily includes the area of developing parallel algorithms and models for heterogeneous chemically reacting flows from device to microscale. He received the Federal Laboratory Technology Transfer Award in 2006 and the R&D 100 Award in 2007 for his contribution to the development of MFIX (http://mfix.netl.doe.gov), an open-source multiphase flow simulation suite. Pannala has served as a Principal Investigator of various DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship projects and has over 100 journal and conference publications in various areas of computational science and engineering. Pannala has been recently awarded Secretary of Energy Achievement Award (the highest nonmonetary award) from the Department of Energy.
Biography Updated on 26 December 2012