Jacqueline L. Bell
Ms. Jacqueline L. Bell is a Program Manager at the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA). At DTRA she manages the Agency’s High Performance Computing (HPC) Program. DTRA provides HPC support for its in house and external researchers covering a broad range of scientific disciplines. Ms. Bell is DTRA’s representative to the DOD HPC Modernization Program (HPCMP)’s HPC Advisory Panel. She has managed several efforts in modernizing large scale application codes to run efficiently on current and near-term HPC architectures, most recently two HPCMP Applications Software Initiative (HASI) projects: “Refactoring Advanced CFD Applications to Accelerate Optimally on Next-Generation DoD HPCMP Hardware” and “FEMAP: Complex Multiphysics on Future Exascale Systems.” She is also sponsoring Small Business Innovative Research efforts to develop software tools and techniques to facilitate adaptation of application codes to effectively leverage future HPC architectures. These include: “HPC Application Performance Prediction & Profiling Tools,” “HPC Tools for Topology Aware Mapping of Inter-node Communication” and “Tools for Memory Hierarchy Optimization on Pre-Exascale HPC Architectures.” Ms. Bell holds a BA from the University of Virginia in Political Science and a MS in Information Systems from George Washington University. She has more than 33 years of civilian service providing state of the art HPC resources to the Defense Nuclear, Special Weapons, and Threat Reduction Agencies.