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Joseph Skovira


Ambassador Since 2003

Owego, New York 13827
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Biographical Information:


Photo of Ambassador Joseph Skovira Dr. Joseph F. Skovira graduated with a BSEE from the University of Notre Dame in 1979. He worked in the field of embedded microprocessor control while pursuing an MSEE from Syracuse (1983) in microprocessor design. From 1985 through 1987 he was in engineering management and, in 1987, he was awarded a fellowship to return to graduate school. From 1987 through 1990, he studied at Cornell University, completing a Ph.D. in 1990 in the fields of high performance computing and neurobiology. Shortly thereafter, he began conducting research on high performance computing architectures. In 1994, he joined a small team at Cornell University responsible for cooperative research in high performance computing. His current interests include parallel and cluster scheduling algorithms, computational neurophysiology, and algorithms for data analysis. He also enjoys spending time with his two children, antique motorcycle restoration, sailing, backyard astronomy, and treehouse construction.


Past events hosted by this Ambassador:

Keynote Speaker - OAMS Career Day
Owego Apalachin Middle School

Rovers on Mars
Zion Lutheran School

Survey of the Planets
Owego Elementary School

The Outer Planets
Owego Elementary School

Walking Tour
Sagan Planet Walk


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