John Cazes

John Cazes, Ph.D.

Director of High Performance Computing

HPC Applications; HPC Performance & Architectures; HPC Software Tools


Dr. Cazes joined TACC in March 2005. Prior to TACC, he served as Outreach lead to NAVO MSRC users for Lockheed Martin. He has over 10 years of experience in high performance computing in public and private industry.

Selected Publications

Useful Alternative to the Multipole Expansion of 1/r Potentials, Howard S. Cohl, A. R. P. Rau, Joel E. Tohline, Dana A. Browne, John E. Cazes, and Eric I. Barnes. 2001 November, Physical Review A, 64, 2509.
Self-Gravitating Gaseous Bars. I. Compressible Analogs of Riemann Ellipsoids with Supersonic Internal Flows, John E. Cazes and Joel E. Tohline. 2000 April 1, The Astrophysical Journal, 532, 1051.
Intrinsic Nonaxisymmetric Instabilities in Galaxy Rings, Dimitris M. Christodoulou, John E. Cazes, and Joel E. Tohline. 1997, New Astronomy, 2, 1.
Implementation of an Important Wave Model on Parallel Architectures, Tim Campbell, John Cazes, and Erick Rogers. Proceedings of MTS/IEEE Oceans 2002 Conference, 1509.
A Heterogeneous Computing Environment to Simulate Astrophysical Fluid Flows, John E. Cazes, Joel E. Tohline, Howard S. Cohl, and Patrick M. Motl. Proceedings of the DoD User.s Group Conference 1999, Monterey, California, June, 1999.


Ph.D., Physics
Louisiana State University

M.S., Physics
Louisiana State University

B.A., Applied Physics
Magna Cum Laude, Louisiana State University

Memberships/Professional Affiliations

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