Award for Excellence in Research

Dr. Grey Ballard has established himself as an international leader within his research field, which lies at the intersection of numerical linear algebra, high performance computing, and computational science. Since 2016, the year he joined the faculty at Wake Forest, Ballard has published 36 manuscripts in journals and high impact peer-reviewed conferences, and his body of work has accrued 1,380 citations. He collaborates internationally with academic and government labs, as well as locally with colleagues in the Departments of Psychology and at Wake Forest Baptist Health. The highly prestigious CAREER award is his latest source of funding, with significant previous funding from the National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy.