Paul is working part time for LCF supporting testing and evaluation of DAOS.
Paul Coffman is a team member of ALCF's Performance Engineering group. After a 25 year technical career with IBM culminating with the Blue Gene/Q Software System Test team he left IBM in 2015 to join the Catalyst group at the ALCF optimizing scientific HPC applications on BG/Q Mira. In 2017 he transferred to the Performance Engineering group where he focused on HPC I/O and messaging until he went on hiatus in 2018. He has returned to his former position in 2023 to work on DAOS File System I/O performance and scalability on HPE-Intel Aurora.