HiPC 2007

Workshop: Workshop on Grid and Utility Computing
Co-chairs: Anirban Chakrabarti,Senior Researcher, Infosys Technologies
                   Shubhashis Sengupta, Principal Researcher, Infosys Technologies
Date: December 18-21, 2007
Venue: Cidade de Goa, Dona Paula, Goa, India

Event Overview  |  Session Overview  |   Speakers

Event Overview
Infosys is a Platinum Sponsor of HiPC 2007 - the 14th Annual IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing. Anirban Chakrabarti and Shubhashis Sengupta of Infosys will co-chair a workshop on grid and utility computing.


Session Overview
Until recently, application developers could assume a target environment that was homogeneous, reliable, secure, and centrally managed. However, with the advent of collaborative computing and data sharing, new modes of interaction have evolved, resulting in the need for and use of distributed resources for large-scale scientific research. Work within this community has led to the development of grid technologies that are being successfully adopted for scientific and enterprise computing. In grid computing, geographically distributed heterogeneous resources are virtualized as a unified whole.

Authors are invited to submit original unpublished papers for the workshop on grid and utility computing. Read more about the workshop and the procedure for paper submission.



Anirban Chakrabarti is a Senior Researcher in the High Performance and Grid Computing Research Group of Software Engineering Technology Labs (SETLabs), Infosys' research group. His main areas of interest lie in the security, management, workflow, and network issues of grid and distributed computing. He holds a Ph.D. from Iowa State University. Anirban received the Research Excellence Award from Iowa State University for his dissertation in 2003 and the Infosys Excellence Award for IP creation in 2006. He has authored the book "Grid Computing Security", published by Springer, in addition to several research papers in leading journals and conferences. He is a member of IEEE.

Shubhashis Sengupta is a Principal Researcher and Heads the High Performance and Grid Computing Research Group at Software Engineering and Technology Labs (SETLabs), Infosys' research group. His areas of research are HPC, grid computing, utility computing and service-oriented computing. He has co-authored more than twenty papers and book chapters in combinatorial optimization, component-based software engineering, web services, and grid computing. He is a member of IEEE and ACM, and a Fellow of the Indian institute of Management, Calcutta.

Read more about Infosys' High Performance and Grid Computing Research group.


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