Faculty Profile

Edgar Solomonik

Computer Science
Edgar Solomonik
Edgar Solomonik
Assistant Professor
4229 Siebel Center for Comp Sci
201 N. Goodwin Ave.
Urbana Illinois 61801
(217) 300-4794

Primary Research Area

  • Scientific Computing


  • PhD, University of California Berkeley, 2010-2014
  • BS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008-2010

Academic Positions

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, ETH Zurich, 2014-2016

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Research Interests

  • tensor computations
  • numerical linear algebra
  • parallel and high performance computing
  • communication-avoiding algorithms
  • communication lower bounds
  • electronic structure calculations
  • graph algorithms
  • quantum information

Chapters in Books

  • Laxmikant Kale and Edgar Solomonik; Parallel sorting; Encyclopedia of Parallel Computing, Springer Verlag, David Padua, Ed., 2011.

Selected Articles in Journals

Articles in Conference Proceedings


Research Honors

  • IEEE-CS Technical Consortium on High Performance Computing (TCHPC) Early Career Researchers Award for Excellence in High Performance Computing (2018)
  • Alston S. Householder Prize (2017)
  • ETH Zurich Postdoctoral Fellowship (2014)
  • David J. Sakrison Memorial Prize (2014)
  • ACM-IEEE George Michael HPC Fellowship (2013)
  • NERSC Award for Innovative Use of High Performance Computing (2013)
  • DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (2010)