VCV. Rao
Associate Director and Head
HPC - Frontier Technologies & Exploration (HPC-FTE) Group,
Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Pune
VCV. Rao is an Associate Director and Head of the High-Performance Computing - Frontier Technologies & Exploration (HPC-FTE) Group, at C-DAC, Pune, India. VCV.Rao specializes in implementation of parallel algorithms on emerging parallel processing platforms (Cluster of Multi-Core Processors with accelerator devices -GPUs & CPUs). His group works on performance of application and system benchmarks and implementation of distributed computing algorithms focusing on Heterogeneous Computing environments such as Distributed Computing systems with coprocessors, accelerators, power aware computing, and Out-of-Core algorithms for large data processing – Graph Computations under BIG Data Framework

Mr. VCV. Rao contributed to design, develop and deployment of C-DAC’s PARAM Series of Supercomputers from the year 1994 onwards. He is also playing an active role to proliferate parallel processing technology through workshops in India and contributed to PARAM series at Premier institutes in India. Mr.VCV.Rao is associated with C-DAC since 1993 & VCV. Rao received his Ph.D degree in Mathematics in 1993 from IIT-Kanpur. Mr.VCV.Rao was a visiting faculty at the Dept. of Computer Science, University of Minnesota (UoM), Minneapolis, and Post-Doctoral fellow at Army High Performance Computing (AHPCRC), UoM during the year 1997-98.