- Computer Sciences
Miron Livny received a B.Sc. degree in physics and mathematics in 1975 from the Hebrew University and M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from the Weizmann Institute of Science in 1978 and 1984, respectively. Since 1983, he has been on the Department of Computer Sciences faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he is currently a professor and the director of the Center for High Throughput Computing. He leads the HTCondor project and serves as the principal investigator and technical director of the Open Science Grid (OSG). He is a member of the scientific leadership team of the Morgridge Institute for Research, where he leads the Software Assurance Market Place (SWAMP) project and serves as the Chief Technology Officer of the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery.
Dr. Livny's research focuses on distributed processing and data management systems and involves close collaboration with researchers from a wide spectrum of disciplines. He pioneered the area of High Throughput Computing (HTC) and developed frameworks and software tools that have been widely adopted by academic and commercial organizations around the world.