Edgar A. Leon is a computer scientist in the Computing department at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). His research foci include operating systems, distributed systems, networks, and computer architecture. Edgar's work includes performance analysis of parallel applications; power-aware computing strategies; emerging memory technologies for supercomputers; and simulation of cluster systems.
Prior to joining LLNL, Edgar was a member of the Novel Systems Architecture group at IBM Research and before that he worked for Sandia National Laboratories. Edgar holds a Ph.D. degree in computer science from the University of New Mexico. He received the best paper award at the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing (Cluster) and the Karsten Schwan best paper award at the 2017 ACM International Symposium on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing (HPDC).