Horst D. Simon - ICES Board of Visitors
Horst Simon is Associate Laboratory Director at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory for Computing Sciences and the Division Director for the Computational Research Division and Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at the University of California, Berkeley. He received his Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1982. Horst’s research interests are in the development of sparse matrix algorithms, algorithms for large-scale eigenvalue problems, and domain decomposition algorithms. His recursive spectral bisection algorithm is a breakthrough in parallel algorithms, honored with the 1988 Gordon Bell Prize.