Year Inducted / Awarded: 2008
Member Award: Academy of Distinguished Engineers
Jose L. Munoz, Ph.D., is Deputy Director and Senior Science Advisor for the Office of CyberInfrastructure at the National Science Foundation. He previously was Director of the Simulation and Computer Science Office at National Nuclear Security Administration’s Advanced Simulation and Computing (ASCI) program. In this position, he was responsible for software development environments. As Program Manager and Assistant Director of DARPA’s Information Technology Office, he led activities in embedded computing, adaptive computing and data intensive computing. Earlier in his career, Dr. Munoz was a Chief Architect for submarine combat systems at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center. He is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and the IEEE Computer Society. He has several publications and one patent in the area of high performance sonar/signal processing.