:: Dr Lisa Childers


Dr Lisa Childers

As the Technical Product Manager for the Globus Toolkit, Lisa Childers' responsibilities include overall coordination of GT4 development and serving as a technical point-of-contact to various international partners, collaborators and users of Globus software. Lisa has delivered numerous tutorials worldwide on the Globus Toolkit, and is coauthor of the book "Globus Toolkit 4: Programming Java Services". She is a member of the Globus Alliance through her affiliation with the Mathematics and Computer Science (MCS) Division at Argonne National Laboratory, where she has worked since 1997, as well as through the Computation Institute of University of Chicago.

Prior to her association with the Globus Alliance, Lisa worked in the Futures Laboratory of Argonne as a Senior Scientific Programmer. As a member of the Futures Lab, Lisa helped to found the Access Grid, a multimedia, wide-area, group-to-group collaboration framework. Before joining Argonne, Lisa spent 15 years in the employ of the statistical software company SPSS, Inc. It was in her position as Senior Software Engineer at SPSS that Lisa gained experience in creating production-quality software.