Dr. Furlani serves as Director of the University at Buffalo's Center for Computational Research (CCR), a nationally recognized academic supercomputing center. CCR maintains a high-performance computing environment, high-end visualization laboratories, and support staff with expertise in high-performance computing, (big) data analytics, and visualization.
A National Science Foundation Pre-doctoral Fellow, Dr. Furlani has more than 30 years experience in high performance computing, including scientific computing, computational chemistry and parallel processing. Dr. Furlani serves as principal investigator on several externally funded projects, including the XD-Net Metric Service Award (XDMoD tool) from the National Science Foundation. In addition,
Dr. Furlani serves on the NYSERNet Board of Directors and is a founding member of the Visualization in Transportation Committee of the National Transportation Research Board. Dr. Furlani also coordinates on-going K-12, undergraduate and graduate level programs, including the Eric Pitman Annual Summer Workshop in Computational Science for High School Students.