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Paul Hovland

Senior Computer Scientist / Strategic Lead for Research Partnerships


Paul Hovland’s research focuses on software development tools for high-performance scientific computing. He holds a B.S. in computer engineering and an M.S. in computer science from Michigan State University. He received his Ph.D. in computer science with a computational science and engineering option from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Research Interests

  • Automatic differentiation
  • Automatic empirical performance tuning (autotuning)
  • Program verification