Alan Sill




Dr. Alan Sill is Interim Senior Director and Senior Scientist at the High Performance Computing Center at Texas Tech University, where he also holds positions as Site Director for the US National Science Foundation Cloud and Autonomic Computing Industry/University Cooperative Research Center and Adjunct Professor of Physics. He serves as President of the Open Grid Forum and is a member of the editorial board for IEEE Cloud Computing Magazine. He also co-chairs the US National Institute of Standards and Technology working group on “Standards Acceleration to Jumpstart Adoption of Cloud Computing” and contributes to several international advisory bodies and working groups on cloud and grid computing. He is a recognized expert on large-scale advanced scientific computing systems and software, and has played a strong role in design and creation of many distributed computing, cloud and grid development projects and associated standards efforts.