Major: Computer Science | Mathematics and Leadership Studies, Double Minor
Houston Scholars Project:
Visualization of MPI Parallel IO Datatypes
Advisor: Dr. Peggy Lindner and Dr. Edgar Gabriel
During the summer of 2016, Chris Holley will work with the High Performance Computing Group at RWTH Aachen in Aachen, Germany to research the optimization of parallel I/O. Specifically, Chris is developing a tool that will allow for the visualization of data related to parallel I/O operations. This visualization tool will then be used to identify bottlenecks and other patterns that can affect the overall performance of a parallel application. The goal of this research is to more deeply understand parallel I/O and to increase the overall performance of high performance computing applications.
Future Direction: Upon graduation, Chris would like to attend graduate school to obtain a Ph.D. in computer science.