Laxmikant Vasudeo Kale is an Indian-American computer scientist.
Kale studied electrical engineering at Banaras Hindu University with a bachelor's degree in 1977 and computer science at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore with a master's degree in 1979. He then worked until 1981 at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research . He received his PhD in 1985 with David Scott Warren at the State University of New York at Stony Brook (Parallel Architectures for Problem Solving) . He is Professor of Computer Science (Paul and Cynthia Saylor Professor) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign , where he became Assistant Professor in 1985, and Director of the Parallel Programming Laboratory (PPL) there.
In 2012 he received the Sidney Fernbach Award with the biophysicist Klaus Schulten . He was recognized for his contributions to the development of software for molecular dynamics on parallel computers (for example NAMD ). They are based on a C ++ extension for parallel computers from Kale ( Charm ++ ). His team won the HPC Challenge Award at Supercomputing 2011 based on an application with Charm ++.
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Kale, Laxmikant Vasudeo|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American computer scientist|
|DATE OF BIRTH||20th century|