Lead Research Software Engineer
University of Notre Dame
Benjamin Tovar is a research software engineer at the
University of Notre Dame. In his current role, he is the lead
maintainer of CCTools, a suite of tools to quickly enable
scientist the use distributed, high-throughput computing.
Prior to his position at Notre Dame, he was a Post-doctoral
fellow in the area of control engineering in robotics at
Northwestern University, and he received a Ph.D. in Computer
Science, and a master in Electrical Engineering from the
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (2009), where he
studied algorithmic modeling for robotics.