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Deb Agarwal

computer scientist: Computational Research Division

Media contact: Linda Vu, lvu@lbl.gov, (510) 495-2402

 

Deb Agarwal’s research focuses on developing software infrastructure which enables sharing of scientific experiments, data, and data synthesis support for eco-science.

She heads the Computational Research Division’s Advanced Computing for Science Department and the Data Intensive Systems Group.  In May 2000, Agarwal was honored as one of Upside magazine’s Top 25 Women of the Web for her work to provide reliable multicast communication for the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty monitoring system, work which faced both technical challenges and political challenges.

Recent Publications

  • "On-demand Overlay Networks for Large Scientific Data Transfers, " Lavanya Ramakrishnan, Chin Guok, Keith Jackson, Ezra Kissel, D. Martin Swany, and Deborah Agarwal, Proceedings of the The 10th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGrid 2010), Melbourne, Australia, May 2010.

  • "Fluxdata.org: Publication and Curation of Shared Scientific Climate and Earth Sciences Data,  M. Humphrey, D. Agarwal, and C. van Ingen, In Proceedings of the 5th IEEE international Conference on e-Science (e-science 2009). Dec 7-9, 2009. Oxford, UK.

  • "The Alaska Soil Carbon Database: A Powerful Database for Soil Carbon Synthesis and Modeling, "  K. D. Johnson, D. Agarwal, J. W. Harden, D. McGuire, C. Swanston, C. van Ingen, Eos Trans. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract B51F-0368, San Francisco, CA (Dec 2009).

Awards and Memberships

Agarwal a member of the Berkeley Lab team that won an R&D 100 Award for the Remote Access Grid Explorer (RAGE), a remote-controlled robot providing two-way interaction via the global Access Grid, in July 2002. http://www.lbl.gov/Publications/Currents/Archive/Jul-12-2002.html#RD

Agarwal was honored as one of the Top 25 Women of the Web in the May 2000 cover story of Upside magazine. Deb received the award for her work to provide reliable multicast communication for the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty monitoring system, work which faced both technical challenges and political challenges. http://www.wewit.in/content/deb-agarwal

 

In the News

·   Listening to Earth Breathe Through 500 Towers

·   New Tools Mobilize Local Data to Study Global Environmental Issues

 

Education

Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1994

 

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