Professor Richard Fujimoto

Richard Fujimoto

Dr. Richard Fujimoto is a Regents’ Professor in the School of Computational Science and Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California at Berkeley in 1980 and 1983 in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. He did his undergraduate work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he received B.S. degrees in Computer Science and Computer Engineering in 1977 and 1978, respectively. He was the founding chair of the School of Computational Science and Engineering (CSE) at Georgia Tech from 2005 to 2014 and led in the creation of M.S. and Ph.D. degree programs in CSE as well as two undergraduate minor programs. He has been an active researcher in the parallel and distributed simulation field since 1985 and has published over 200 papers in this area. He has received several best paper awards for his research as well as the ACM SIGSIM Distinguished Contributions in Simulation Award. He led the definition of the time management services for the High Level Architecture (IEEE Standard 1516). Fujimoto has served as Co-Editor-in-Chief of the journal Simulation: Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International and was a founding area editor for the ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation journal. He has also served on the organizing committees for several leading conferences in the parallel and distributed simulation field.

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