Ashok Krishnamurthy

OSC Interim Co-Executive Director and Senior Director of Research

Ashok K. Krishnamurthy, Ph.D., serves as Interim Co-Executive Director for the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), as well as Senior Director of Research. He also is an associate professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department at The Ohio State University (OSU).

Krishnamurthy conducts research in signal/image processing, high performance computing, parallel high-level language applications and computational models of hearing.

In the past, he served as the academic lead for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) High Performance Computing Modernization Program in the Integrated Modeling and Test area. He has designed and provided numerous training courses for the DoD User Groups on all aspects of the MATLAB programming language.

On an entrepreneurial leave of absence from OSU, Krishnamurthy started a design center in Dublin, Ohio, for Ecrio Inc., a Silicon Valley startup. He led a team of engineers at the design center developing wireless and handheld communication applications.

As a consultant, he has worked on the development of micro-controller and microprocessor based products and has assisted in the development of strategic plans to introduce Application-Specific Standard products for multimedia and telephony applications, such as speech coders, caller-ID receivers, etc.

He earned his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering in 1979 from the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras, India. He received his master's and doctoratal degrees in electrical engineering at the University of Florida in 1981 and 1983, respectively.

Areas of Expertise
America competitiveness initiatives
Blue Collar Computing
Data exploitation
Materials science applications of HPC
National Innovation Act of 2008
Remote instrumentation
Signal image processing
Software development

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