Taylor is a staff member in the Advanced Technology Group (ATG). His research is focused on HPC networks, performance analysis, benchmarking and simulation. Prior to joining NERSC, Taylor was a graduate researcher at Sandia National Laboratories Center for Computing Research.
He earned his BS in Computer Science from Texas State University. His MS and PhD were both earned at the University of New Mexico as a part of the Scalable Systems Laboratory under Prof. Dorian Arnold.