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The Innovative Computing Laboratory (ICL) is a large Computer Science research and development group situated in the heart of the University of Tennessee’s Knoxville campus. ICL’s mission is to establish and maintain the University of Tennessee as a world leader in advanced scientific and high performance computing through research, education, and collaboration.

ICL’s founder, Dr. Jack Dongarra, established the lab in 1989 when he received a dual appointment as a Distinguished Professor at UTK and as a Distinguished Scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Since then, ICL has grown into an internationally recognized research laboratory, specializing in Numerical Linear Algebra, Distributed Computing, and Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking. The lab now employs nearly forty researchers, students, and staff, and has earned many accolades, including four R&D100 awards.

2017 ICL Group Photo
ICL Group, Fall 2017

Distinguished Alumni

  • 2009Emmanuel AgulloINRIA, France
  • 1989-1990Zhaojun BaiUniversity of California, Davis
  • 1992-1994<Richard BarrettSandia National Laboratories
  • 1991-1992Adam Beguelinsensr.net
  • 1989-2001Susan BlackfordCSP, Inc.
  • 2004-2007Alfredo ButtariCentre National de la Recherche Scientifique
  • 1995-1998Henri CasanovaUniversity of Hawaii, Manoa
  • 2001-2006Zizhong ChenUniversity of California, Riverside
  • 1992-1995Jaeyoung ChoiSoongsil University, Korea
  • 1995-1996Andy ClearyAmazon
  • 1999-2010David CronkLeidos
  • 1994Frederic DesprezENS-Lyon, France
  • 1992-2005Victor EijkhoutUniversity of Texas, Austin
  • 1996-2006Graham FaggMicrosoft
  • 2010-2012Mathieu FavergeUniversity of Bordeaux
  • 2006-2008Karl FuerlingerLudwig-Maximilians-University Munich
  • 2003-2004Edgar GabrielUniversity of Houston
  • 1995-1996<Sven HammarlingNumerical Algorithms Group
  • 1995-1996Greg HenryIntel
  • 2003-2006Julien LangouUniversity of Colorado, Denver
  • 1996-2005Kevin LondonMicrosoft
  • 2008-2011Hatem LtaiefKAUST, Saudi Arabia
  • 1990-1996Bob ManchekStratus Technologies
  • 1989-2007Keith Moore
  • 1993-2012Shirley MooreOak Ridge National Laboratory
  • 1994-2004Phil Mucci
  • 1993-2001Antoine PetitetESI Group, France
  • 1991-1994Roldan PozoNIST
  • 1996-1997Yves RobertENS-Lyon, France
  • 1999-2004Ken RocheUniversity of Washington
  • 1995-2001Erich StrohmaierLawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • 1996-1999Martin SwanyIndiana University
  • 2001-2014Dan TerpstraLiving Waters for the World
  • 1997Françoise TisseurUniversity of Manchester
  • 1993-1994Bernard TourancheauUniversité Joseph Fourier de Grenoble, France
  • 1999-2003Sathish VadhiyarIndian Institute of Science, India
  • 1990-1991Robert van de GeijnUniversity of Texas, Austin
  • 1990-1996Reed WadeArtella, New Zealand
  • 2010-2012Vince WeaverUniversity of Maine
  • 1991-2001Clint WhaleyLouisiana State University
  • 2003-2008Felix WolfTU Darmstadt
  • 2002-2009Haihang YouChinese Academy of Sciences

Timeline of ICL Research

1989

PVM
Level 3 BLAS

1992

LAPACK
BLACS

1993

TOP500

1994

MPI

1995

ScaLAPACK

1997

NetSolve
ATLAS
RIB

1999

PAPI
HARNESS

2000

HPL

2002

FT-MPI
GCO

2003

LAPACK for Clusters
HPC Challenge

2006

Open MPI
FT-LA

2008

PLASMA
MAGMA

2009

Blackjack
MuMMI

2010

DPLASMA

2011

PULSAR

2012

PaRSEC
ULFM

2013

BEAST
HPCG

2014

ARGO
RaPyDLI

2015

DARE
PAPIEX
SparseKaffe
TESSE

2016

ECP DTE
ECP Exa-PAPI
ECP PEEKS
ECP SLATE