Greg Byrd

Professor Associate Department Head
Greg Byrd

Dr. Byrd's primary research is in the area of high-performance parallel systems and servers. He is interested in mechanisms which reduce communication overhead in parallel and distributed systems. Other areas of interest include computer architecture, network processing, service-oriented computing, and network security.

Before joining NC State, Dr. Byrd was a principal scientist at Celotek Corporation, where he developed software and protocols for the CellCase family of encryptors for ATM networks. He also worked at MCNC, in both the NC Supercomputing Center and the High Performance Computation and Communications group.


1984 - BS in Computer Engineering, Clemson University
1985 - MS in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
1998 - PhD in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

Awards & Honors

2016 - IEEE Computer Society Golden Core Award
2012 - COE Outstanding Teacher Award
2012 - ECE William F. Lane Teaching Award


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