Gabrielle Allen is the Associate Dean for Research and Research Education in the College of Education where she also directs the Bureau of Educational Research. Gabrielle is a Professor of Astronomy, a Research Professor of Computer Science, and a Senior Research Scientist at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications where she co-leads the NCSA Gravity Group.

Key Professional Appointments

Research Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois, 2017 - present

Associate Dean for Research & Research Education, College of Education, University of Illinois, 2016 - present

Senior Research Scientist, National Center for Supercomputing Applications, University of Illinois, 2016 - present

Professor, Department of Astronomy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014 - present

Associate Director for Research & Education Programs, National Center for Supercomputing Applications, University of Illinois, 2014 - 2016

Program Officer, Office of Cyberinfrastructure, National Science Foundation, 2010 - 2012


Masters of Advanced Study, Mathematics, University of Cambridge, 2011

Ph.D., Physics, Cardiff University, 1993

Certificate of Advanced Study in Mathematics (Part III), Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge, 1989

B.S., Mathematics, University of Nottingham, 1988

Awards, Honors, Associations

Fellow, American Physical Society, 2017 - 2017

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Associate Dean for Research, Bureau of Educational Research



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