Fortes, Jose A. B.'s picture
Real name: 
Full Name : 
Fortes, Jose A. B.
Job Title: 
Professor and AT&T Eminent Scholar
Building and Room Number: 
LAR 339
Mailing Address: 
339 Larsen Hall, P.O. Box 116200, Gainesville, FL 32611-6200
Phone: 
352-392-9265
Education: 

BSEE Universidade de Angola,1978; MSEE. Colorado State University,1981;PhDEE University of Southern California,1984

Primary Research Area: 
Computer Engineering
Research Statement: 

Fortes' research interests are in the areas of distributed computing, autonomic computing, computer architecture, parallel processing and fault-tolerant computing. He has authored or coauthored over 200 technical papers and has lead the development and deployment of Cloud and Grid-computing software used in several cyberinfrastructures for e-Science and digital government. His research has been funded by the Office of Naval Research, AT&T Foundation, IBM, General Electric, Intel, Northrop-Grumman, Army Research Office, NASA, Semiconductor Research Corporation and the National Science Foundation.

Teaching Statement: 

Fortes teaches classes in Distributed Computing and Autonomic Computing

Honors and Recognition: 
Fellow of the IEEE; Fellow of the AAAS
Research Interests: 
Network computing, advanced computing architecture, biologically inspired nanocomputing, distributed information processing system