G. Scott Lloyd

Email: lloyd23@llnl.gov
Phone: 925-423-1688

Scott Lloyd is a computer scientist in the Center for Applied Scientific Computing at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. He received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Brigham Young University and has broad experience in industry. Scott co-founded a parallel-processing company (which became Linux Networx), worked with diagnostic imaging at GE Medical Systems, and investigated processor-in-memory architecture at Micron Technology. His research interests include high-performance computing applied to the physical and life sciences, computer architecture, and reconfigurable computing.


S. Lloyd and Q. Snell, Accelerated Large-Scale Multiple Sequence Alignment, BMC Bioinformatics, vol. 12, 466, December 2011, doi:10.1186/1471-2105-12-466

S. Lloyd and Q. Snell, Hardware Accelerated Sequence Alignment with Traceback, International Journal of Reconfigurable Computing, vol. 2009, Article ID 762362, 10 pages, 2009. doi:10.1155/2009/762362

S. Lloyd and Q. Snell, A Packet-Switched Network Architecture for Reconfigurable Computing, ACM Trans. Embedd. Comput. Syst., 9, 1, Article 7 (October 2009), 17 pages. doi:10.1145/1596532.1596539

S. Lloyd and Q. Snell, Sequence Alignment with Traceback on Reconfigurable Hardware, In Proceedings of the 2008 International Conference on ReConFigurable Computing and FPGAs (ReConFig'08), Pages 259-264, December 2008. doi:10.1109/ReConFig.2008.30 (Best Paper Award)

S. Lloyd and Q. Snell, Qnet: A Modular Architecture for Reconfigurable Computing, In Proceedings of the 2008 International Conference on Engineering of Reconfigurable Systems and Algorithms (ERSA'08), Pages 259-265, July 2008.

Honors and Patents

  • Phi Eta Sigma
  • Best Paper Award, ReConFig'08
  • Outstanding Undergraduate Student award in analytical chemistry
  • Integrated fluoroscopic surgical navigation and imaging workstation with command protocol, United States Patent 6,823,207, Issued November 23, 2004, Inventors: Vernon T. Jensen, G. Scott Lloyd, Larry E. Harrawood, Barry K. Hanover

Professional Training

“Software Project Survival” – Steve McConnell, 2000
“Shlaer-Mellor Object Oriented Analysis” – Leon Starr, 1999