Dr. Venkatesh Kannan

Dr. Venkatesh Kannan

Venkatesh is Associate Director (Solutions R&D) at the Irish Centre for High-End Computing (ICHEC), Ireland’s national centre for high-performance computing. He is responsible for the strategy, implementation and partnerships for R&D into the technological solutions to develop and use of the HPC and data platforms by national and EU users across academic research, enterprise and public sector organisations.

This spans federated data management platforms for environmental, climate and Earth sciences, health, renewable energy and related domains; computational engines and environments for development and operation of digital twins; and emergent technologies such as quantum computing and its interfacing with conventional HPC.

Venkatesh is also involved in and contributes to the development of national and European strategic research agenda on these areas.

Sponsors