Dr. Sarp Oral is a Research and Development Staff Member at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where he is a member of the Technology Integration Group and the Task Lead for the File and Storage Systems projects.
His research and development interests are focused on computer benchmarking, parallel I/O and file systems, high-performance computing and networking, system and storage area networks, computer architecture, fault-tolerance, storage technologies, and networked storage.
Dr. Oral holds a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from University of Florida and an M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering from Cukurova University, Turkey. During his Ph.D. studies Dr. Oral has served as the High Performance Networking Group Leader and also as the Associate Laboratory Director at the High-Performance Computing Simulation Lab, University of Florida under Dr. Alan D. George, his Ph.D. advisor.
Dr. Oral is currently serving as the Co-Chair of OpenSFS Benchmarking Work Group (BWG) and also as a member of the Lustre User Group Meeting Organizing Committee. He can be reached at oralhs at ornl dot gov.