Karan Vahi

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Computer Scientist
University of Southern California

Karan is a Senior Computer Scientist in the Science Automation Technologies group at the USC Information Sciences Institute (ISI). He has been working in the field of scientific workflows since 2002 and has been closely involved in the development of the Pegasus Workflow Management System. He is currently the architect/lead developer for Pegasus and is in charge of the core development of Pegasus. His work on implementing integrity checking in Pegasus for scientific workflows won the best paper and the Phil Andrews Most Transformative Research Award at PEARC19.

He currently leads the Cloud Platforms group at CI Compass, a NSF CI Center, which includes CI practitioners from various NSF Major facilities(MF’s) and aims to understand the current practices for Cloud Infrastructure used by MFs and research alternative solutions.