- Nuclear & Particle Physics
- Isotope Research & Production
- RIKEN BNL Research Center
Chair, Computation and Data-Driven Discovery; Interim Chair, Computer Science & Applied Mathematics, Computational Science Initiative
Jha’s research interests lie at the intersection of high-performance and distributed computing, computational science, and cyberinfrastructure (computing and data storage systems, visualization environments, and other computing infrastructure linked by high-speed networks). He has experience collaborating with scientists from multiple domains, including the molecular and earth sciences and high-energy physics.
- Ph.D., Computer Science, Syracuse University
- M.S., Computer Science, Syracuse University
- M.Sc., Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Jha is the recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award, several best paper awards at supercomputing conferences, a Rutgers Board of Trustees Research Fellowship for Scholarly Excellence, and the Inaugural Rutgers Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Research (the highest award for research contributions bestowed to Rutgers faculty). He serves on many program committees, including those for the annual SuperComputing (SC) Conference; Platform for Advanced Scientific Computing Conference; International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing; and International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium. He has presented his research at invited talks and keynotes around the world.