Benjamin (Benjy) Grover is the Division Leader for the Application, Simulations & Quality (ASQ) Division within the Computation Directorate at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). The Division provides computer science expertise to a diverse set of programs at LLNL.
Prior to Benjy’s current position, he was on a temporary assignment at the United States Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR). His assignment focused on industrial outreach and business development for ASCR via the SBIR/STTR program. More specifically, he helped organizations to adopt High Performance Modeling and Simulation Software developed by ASCR. Prior to Benjy’s assignment at the DOE, he served as a Deputy Division Leader for the Applications, Simulations and Quality Division. He has also worked as a computer scientist/software developer on large-scale IT projects and software development projects.
Benjy graduated from Brigham Young University in 2002, earning an M.S. in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Structural Engineering and Engineering Mechanics. His master's thesis focused on a new, unstructured mesh-generation algorithm that can be used to edit meshes(US Patent # 7,339,584). He is married and has 4 children.