Dona L. CrawfordAssociate Director of Computation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Dona L. Crawford is the Associate Director of Computation at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory since 2001. She has 35 years of computational R&D experience at Lawrence Livermore and Sandia national laboratories.
Dona is responsible for the operation of an integrated high performance computing facility that ranks among the most capable scientific computing facilities in the world. This computing ecosystem enables achievement of Laboratory mission goals and scientific discovery through simulation.
Dona participates in numerous professional organizations, review teams and panels. She co-chairs the CRDF Global board of directors, is on the advisory board of the Council on Competitiveness High Performance Computing, and IBM’s Deep Computing Institute’s external advisory board.
Dona received the Computerworld Honors Award in 2006 and was named 2005 Woman of the Year in Science in Alameda County. She has a master’s degree in operations research from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Redlands, California.