:: Ms Rachana Ananthakrishnan
Ms Rachana Ananthakrishnan, MSc
Rachana Ananthakrishnan took an MSc in Computer Science in 2002.
She worked as an Associate Instructor at the Dept of Computer
Science at Indiana University in 2000, becoming a Research Assistant
at the Extreme Computing Lab at Indiana from 2001 – 2002.
She then worked as a pre-Doctoral appointee at the Distributed
Systems Lab (Argonne National Laboratory) from 2002 –
She currently divides her time between the Computational Institute
at the University of Chicago and working as a Senior Software
Developer at the Distributed Systems Lab at Argonne.
She developed the current authorization engine in the Java
Globus Tookit 4.0 core, as well as many of the available plug-ins,
and is now leading all Java Globus Tookit security development
work. She also worked on the GT3 security infrastructure, developed
the Community Authorization Service (CAS), and the GT4 Delegation
Service. Currently, she is working with the GT team on the design
and development of the next-generation attribute and authorization