Miron Livny

Miron Livny

Lead Investigator, Research Computing



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As a UW–Madison professor of computer sciences and director of the Center for High Throughput Computing, I serve both Morgridge and the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery by providing the advanced computing tools and infrastructure necessary to facilitate the leading-edge work of scientists in both institutes. I specialize in distributed computing and work with researchers around the world to advance computer and data intensive science. Our center brings together a unique ensemble of scientists whose goals are to stimulate new discoveries by providing scientists with effective and dependable access to a broad range of state-of-the-art computing capabilities. By dramatically increasing their computing throughput, scientists who use our open facility have greatly increased the size and complexity of the problems they study. As a leading research institute, Morgridge will bring together the next generation of students, educators and researchers in human health and in distributed computing to jointly address the frontiers of scientific computing.


1975, B.Sc. in Physics and Mathematics, The Hebrew University

1978 and 1984, M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the Weizmann Insitute of Science