Ryan Grant PhD

Assistant Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ingenuity Labs Research Institute, Faculty
Phone: 613-533-6000 ext. 74919 
Walter Light Hall, Room: 610

Expertise: Extreme - Scale Systems
Ryan  Grant
Biography Research Teaching Publications
Dr. Ryan Grant is currently an Assistant Professor at Queen's University. Prior to that he was a Principal Member of Technical staff at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. His research focuses on high performance networking and power management for Extreme scale systems. He has published over 80 peer-reviewed articles on System Software and his research has been used in several products by leading companies. His research is being used in every currently announced upcoming system of the Exascale computing Era (a billion-billion operations per second) in the world.

Dr. Ryan Grant has won numerous awards for his work including an “Oscars of Research” (R&D100 Award), several US Defense Programs Awards, a Public Good Innovator Award, a Queen’s University 125th engineering alumni award and best paper awards. Dr. Grant holds chairs with technical specifications councils in systems software for networking and hyperscale datacenter power management. He has also held chairs at several conferences and works as an associate editor or guest editor for journals like IEEE Micro and Transactions on Benchmarks, Standards and Evaluations. He serves on the steering committees for Hot Interconnects and ExaMPI. He is a senior member of the IEEE and an ACM member. Dr. Grant received his PhD in 2012 from Queen’s University.
  • Cloud Computing 
  • High Performance Networks 
  • Network Systems Software
  • Low-level Hardware-software Interfaces 
  • Message Passing 
  • High Performance Computing (HPC) 
  • Power/Energy Management of Extreme-scale System 

ELEC 374: Digital Systems Engineering  

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