Elsa Gonsiorowski

Personal Information

Livermore Computing, L-561Phone: 925-422-1127

Lawrence Livermore National LaboratoryEmail: gonsie@llnl.gov

Livermore, CA 95440

Education

Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteTroy, NY

  • Ph.D. Computer Science: 3.80/4.0Jan 2016
    • Advisor: Christopher Carothers
    • Thesis: Enabling Extreme-Scale Circuit Modeling Using Massively PDES
  • B.S. Dual Physics and Computer Science: 3.70/4.0May 2010
    • Magna Cum Laude
Research Interests

High performance computing, parallel discrete-event simulation, parallel digital gate level simulation, storage modeling and simulation, application I/O

Links

github.com/gonsie     linkedin.com/in/gonsie

Professional Experience

Systems Software DeveloperLLNL, Livermore, CA Sept 2016 – Present

  • HPC Application I/O

Computer ScientistRPI, Troy, NY May 2014 – July 2016

  • Works with an IBM Blue Gene/Q at the Center for Computational Innovations
  • Developed a storage I/O model for IBM future storage systems
  • Communicated project progress through written milestone reports

Adjunct ProfessorRPI, Troy, NY Jan 2016 – May 2016

  • Co-teaching Data Structures (CSCI-1200)

Research AssistantRPI, Troy, NY Aug 2011 – May 2014
 
Aug – Dec 2010

  • Developed a parallel simulation for a gate level processor
  • Worked with the OpenSPARC T2 processor
  • Supported by AFRL

Teaching AssistantRPI, Troy, NY Jan – May 2011

  • Assisted students in Data Structures (CSCI-1200)
  • Responsible for office hours, grading, and overseeing two lab sections

Computer Science InternNaval Undersea Warfare Center, Newport, RI June – Aug 2010

  • Developed an enterprise level database and web application combining Java and Javascript
  • Learned and developed to the SCORM standards

Undergraduate Teaching AssistantRPI, Troy, NY Sept 2009 – May 2010

  • Helped run a lab for students in Data Stuctures (CSCI-1200)
  • Responsible for grading parts of labs and exams

Content DeveloperEnablearning, Cambridge, MA May – Aug 2009
 
June – Aug 2008

  • Developed and tested visual content for math education software
  • Conducted program requirements gathering and evaluation

Rowing CoachBoston University, Boston, MA June – Aug 2007

Honors and Awards

International HPC Summer School Mentor June 2016

International HPC Summer School Scholar June 2015

Grace Hopper Celebration Attendance via NSF Scholarship Oct 2012

RPI Founders Award of Excellence Oct 2010

RPI Deans List Fall 2006 – Spring 2010

Community Service

Mentor ChairWomen in HPC Workshop at SC'17 Jul 2017 – Present

Program Committee MemberHUST Workshop at SC'17 Jul 2017 – Present

Program Committee MemberPDSW-DISCS Workshop at SC'17 Jul 2017 – Present

MentorNew York Academy of Sciences Mar 2017 – Present

Mentor Organization Committee MemberIHPCSS Jan 2017 – Present

Web MasterWomen in HPC Jan 2017 – Present

  • Responsible for website maintenance

Technical Program Committee MemberSupercomputing 2017 Nov 2016 – Present

Web DesignerACM-W March – Dec 2015

  • Responsible for maintenance and design of our website

OfficerUpsilon Pi Epsilon April 2009 – May 2015

  • Upsilon (President): leader of the chapter and responsible for community involvement
  • Pi (Vice President): responsible for managing events and projects
  • Epsilon (Secretary): responsible for meeting reconds and semesterly resume book
  • Treasurer: managed club finances and created yearly budgets

Graduate SenatorStudent Senate April 2011 – April 2012

  • Represented the concerns of all graduate students

RepresentativeCS Undergraduate Curriculum Committee Sept 2009 – May 2010

  • Represented the concerns of students to the department
Skills

ExcellentGo-to tools ★ ★ ★

  • Bash, C, C++, CMake, Emacs, Git, GitHub, Graphviz, Java, LaTeX, MPI, Python

ProficientCompetent and comfortable ★ ★ ☆

  • CSS, HTML, Javascript, SVN, Vi

BasicEssential foundation and basics ★ ☆ ☆

  • Japanese, Ruby, Spanish
Publications

Conference Proceedings

  1. E. Gonsiorowski, C. D. Carothers, and C. Tropper. "Modeling Large-Scale Circuits Using Massively Parallel Discrete-Event Simulation". IEEE 20th International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS 2012). pp. 127-133. Arlington, Virginia, August 7–9th, 2012. link
  2. J. M. LaPre, C. D. Carothers, and E. Gonsiorowski. "LORAIN: A Step Closer to the PDES Holy Grail". Proceedings of the 2014 ACM SIGSIM Conference on Principles of Advanced Discrete Simulation (SIGSIM PADS 2014). Denver, Colorado, May 18–21, 2014. link
  3. E. Gonsiorowski, C. D. Carothers, and J. M. LaPre. "Improving Accuracy and Performance Through Automatic Model Generation for Gate-Level Circuit PDES with Reverse Computation". Proceedings of the 2015 ACM SIGSIM Conference on Principles of Advanced Discrete Simulation (SIGSIM PADS 2015). London, England, June 10–12, 2015. link
  4. J. M. LaPre, E. Gonsiorowski, C. D. Carothers, J. Jenkins, P. Carns, R. Ross. "Time Warp State Restoration via Delta Encoding". Proceedings of the 2015 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC 2015). Huntington Beach, California December 6–9, 2015. link
  5. M. Plagge, C. D. Carothers, and E. Gonsiorowski. "NeMo: A Massively Parallel Discrete-Event Simulation Model for Neuromorphic Architectures". Proceedings of the 2016 ACM SIGSIM Conference on Principles of Advanced Discrete Simulation (SIGSIM PADS 2016). Banff, Alberta, Canada May 15–18, 2016. link
  6. E. Mikida, N. Jain, L. Kale, E. Gonsiorowski, C. D. Carothers, P. D. Barnes, Jr., D. Jefferson. "Towards PDES in a Message-Driven Paradigm: A Preliminary Case Study Using Charm++". Proceedings of the 2016 ACM SIGSIM Conference on Principles of Advanced Discrete Simulation (SIGSIM PADS 2016). Banff, Alberta, Canada May 15–18, 2016. link
  7. E. Gonsiorowski, C. D. Carothers, J. M. LaPre, P. Heidelberger, C. Minkenberg, G. Rodriguez, B. Prisacari. "Using Quality Of Service Lanes To Control The Impact Of Raid Traffic Within A Burst Buffer". Proceedings of the 2017 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC 2017). Las Vegas, Nevada December 3–6, 2017.

Journal Articles

  1. E. Gonsiorowski, C. D. Carothers, and J. M. LaPre. "Automatic Model Generation for Gate-Level Circuit PDES with Reverse Computation". ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation (TOMACS): Best of PADS 2015 Special Issue. vol. 27, no. 2, May 2017.
  2. M. Plagge, C. Carothers, E. Gonsiorowski, and N. McGlohon. "NeMo: A Massively Parallel Discrete-Event Simulation Model for Neuromorphic Architectures". ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation (TOMACS): Best of PADS 2016 Special Issue. Under review.
Unpublished

Technical Reports

  1. C. Carothers, E. Gonsiorowski, J. LaPre, P. Heidelberger, G. Rodriguez Herrera, C. Minkenberg, and B. Prisacari. "Design Forward Milestone Interconnect Architecture M5: Development of GPFS File System Subset and RAID Rebuild Model". Accepted and Approved 2014.
  2. C. Carothers, E. Gonsiorowski, J. LaPre, P. Heidelberger, G. Rodriguez Herrera, C. Minkenberg, and B. Prisacari. "Design Forward Milestone Interconnect Architecture M7: Study to Scale Venus Simulator onto ROSS". Accepted and Approved 2014.
  3. C. Carothers, E. Gonsiorowski, J. LaPre, P. Heidelberger, G. Rodriguez Herrera, C. Minkenberg, and B. Prisacari. "Design Forward Milestone Interconnect Architecture M6: Application and System I/O Workload Model". Accepted and Approved 2015.
  4. C. Carothers, E. Gonsiorowski, J. LaPre, P. Heidelberger, G. Rodriguez Herrera, C. Minkenberg, and B. Prisacari. "Design Forward Milestone Interconnect Architecture M8: Implementation of Scalable Venus onto ROSS". Accepted and Approved 2015.
  5. C. Carothers, E. Gonsiorowski, J. LaPre, P. Heidelberger, G. Rodriguez Herrera, C. Minkenberg, and B. Prisacari. "Design Forward Milestone Interconnect Architecture M9: Performance Study of I/O Workloads". Accepted and Approved 2016.

Posters

  1. E. Gonsiorowski, C. D. Carothers. "Reducing the Barriers to PDES Checkpointing" Women in HPC (Workshop at Supercomputing 2015) Austin, Texas, November 20, 2015. link
  2. E. Gonsiorowski, M. Miller, J. Dickson. "MACSio Development and Proxy Application Validation" DOE COE Performance Portability Meeting Denver, CO, August 22–24, 2017.
Talks

Invited Talks

  1. SCR and Preparing for Burst Buffers DOE COE Performance Portability Mtg, Denver, COAug 2017
  2. The State and Needs of IO Tools Scalable Tools Workshop, Lake Tahoe, CA link Aug 2017
  3. ROSS: Past, Present, Future Summer of CODES, ANL link Jul 2016
  4. Unix Command Line and Git NYχ: New York Capital Hackathon for Inclusivity link Apr 2016
  5. Panel: Graduate School ACM-W NY Celebration of Women in Computing Apr 2016
  6. Women in HPC in New York ACM-W NY Celebration of Women in Computing Apr 2016
  7. Graduate School Basics UPE I/O at RPI Oct 2015
  8. ROSS as a PDES Research Vehicle Summer of CODES, ANL Jul 2015

Presentations Associated with a Publication

  1. Design Forward Reviews at LLNL Mar 2016
  2. Women in HPC Workshop at Supercomputing 2015 Nov 2015
  3. Design Forward Reviews at LBNL Sep 2016
  4. Paper at ACM SIGSIM PADS May 2015
  5. Design Forward Reviews at LLNL Mar 2015
  6. Paper at ACM SIGSIM PADS May 2014
  7. Paper at MASCOTS Aug 2012

Last Updated: July 31, 2017