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Valerie E. Taylor

Division Director


Valerie Taylor is the director of the Mathematics and Computer Science Division. She received her Ph.D. in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1991. She then joined  the faculty in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at Northwestern University, where she was a member of the faculty for 11 years.  In 2003, she joined Texas A&M, where she served as head of the computer science and engineering department and senior associate dean of academic affairs in the College of Engineering and a Regents Professor and the Royce E. Wisenbaker Professor in the Department of Computer Science.

Her research is in the area of performance analysis and modeling of parallel, scientific applications.  Currently, she is focused on the areas of performance analysis, power analysis and resiliency.

Valerie Taylor is a fellow of IEEE and ACM.

Research Interests

  • High-performance computing
  • Performance analysis and modeling
  • Power analysis