Suresh Marru, Research Professional, Institute for Data Engineering and Science (IDEaS)

Suresh Marru

Director, Georgia Tech Center for Artificial Intelligence in Science and Engineering (ARTISAN)
Research Professor, Institute for Data Engineering and Science (IDEaS)

Suresh Marru is a research professor dedicated to advancing science and engineering through AI and cyberinfrastructure. Over the past two decades, he has focused on accelerating and democratizing computational science. His work includes the development of science gateways and the pioneering of the Apache Airavata distributed systems framework.

In his current role as the Director of Georgia Tech's ARTISAN Center, his team is at the forefront of pioneering efforts to integrate AI into diverse scientific domains. His group is dedicated to bridging the gap between theory, experimentation, and computation by fostering open-source integration frameworks. These frameworks automate research processes, optimize complex models, and integrate disparate scientific data with simulation engines.

Collaboration is at the heart of Suresh’s ethos. He has had the privilege of working alongside brilliant scientists and technologists, contributing to groundbreaking research in domains such as geosciences, neuroscience, and molecular dynamics. These collaborations have not only accelerated scientific discovery but have also offered valuable insights into the potential of AI in scientific innovation.

Beyond his professional endeavors, Suresh is deeply passionate about open science and open-source software. He also believes in building synergies between academia and industry. He has played an instrumental role in a series of tech startups. Currently, he serves as the Chief Technology Officer at Folia, a company dedicated to unleashing the power of annotations.


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CODA 12th Floor | #1217

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College of Computing
School of Computational Science and Engineering
Research Focus Areas:
  • AI
  • Cyber Technology
  • Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Additional Research:
    • Atmospheric Sciences
    • Computer Modeling
    • Cyberinfrastructure
    • Data Fusion and Integration
    • Open Science Integration Frameworks
    • Science Gateway Frameworks

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