Center for Computing Research (CCR)

Center for Computing Research

William C. McLendon (Will)

William C. McLendon (Will)
Software Engineering &Research
Phone: 505/249-7035

Mailing address:
Sandia National Laboratories
P.O. Box 5800, MS 1320
Albuquerque, NM

Research Interests

  • Large Scale Graph Analysis
  • Graph Databases and Query Languages
  • Geospatial-Temporal Data Analysis
  • Remote Sensing
  • Machine Learning


Master of Science Computer Science, Texas A&M University at College Station, TX. December 2001

Bachelor of Science Computer Science, Texas A&M University at College Station, TX.  May 1999


Selected Publications & Presentations

  • McLendon, William C., Randolph Brost, "Path Network Recovery Using Remote Sensing Data and Geospatial-Temporal Semantic Graphs," SAND Report, May 2016.
  • Brost, Randy C., William C. McLendon, III, "LDRD Final Report: First Application of Geospatial Semantic Graphs to SAR Image Data," SAND Report, January 2013.
  • Fleischer, L., B. Hendrickson, William McLendon, A. Pinar, "A Divide-and-Conquer Algorithm for Identifying Strongly Connected Components," Journal Article, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Accepted/Published February 2009.
  • Bronis, de Supinski R., Schulz Martin, Vasily V. Bulatov, William Cabot, Bor Chan, Andrew W. Cook, Erik W. Draeger, James N. Glosli, Jeffrey A. Greenough, Keith Henderson, Alison Kubota, Alan Gara, John A. Gunnels, Manish Gupta, Jose Moreira, James Sexton, Bob Walkup, Charles Archer, Francois Gygi, Steve Louis, Brian J. Miller, Mehul V. Patel, Thomas E. Spelce, Frederick H. Streitz, Peter L. Williams, Robert K. Yates, Andy Yoo, George Almasi, Gvan Bhanot, Timothy C. Germann, Kai Kadau, Peter S. Lomdahl, Charles Rendleman, Michael L. Welcome, William C. McLendon, III, Bruce Hendrickson, Franz Franchetti, Stefan Kral, Jürgen Lorenz, Christoph W. Überhuber, Edmond Chow, Ümit Çatalyürek, "BlueGene/L Applications: Parallelism On a Massive Scale," Journal Article, International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 33–51, Accepted/Published January 2008.
  • Murphy, Richard C., Jonathan W. Berry, William C. McLendon, III, Bruce A. Hendrickson, Douglas P. Gregor, Andrew Lumsdaine, "DFS: A Simple to Write Yet Difficult to Execute Benchmark," Symposium Paper, IEEE Int'l Symposium on Workload Characterization, October 2006.
  • Bode, B., R. Bradshaw, Erik Debenedictis, B, Desai, J. Duell, G. A. Geist, P. Hargrove, D. Jackson, S. Jackson, James H. Laros, C. Lowe, E. Lusk, William C. McLendon, J. Mugler, T. Naughton, J. P. Navarro, Ron A. Oldfield, N. Pundit, S, L. Scott, M. Showerman, C. Steffen, K. Walker, "Scalable System Software: A Component-based Approach," Journal Article, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Vol. 16, pp. 546–550, Accepted/Published April 2005.
  • McLendon, William C, III, Bruce A. Hendrickson, Steven J. Plimpton, Lawrence Rauchwerger, "Finding strongly connected components in distributed graphs," Journal Article, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Accepted/Published August 2005.
  • McLendon, William C., III, "Asynchronous Termination Detection Module User's Guide," Report, June 2005.

Awards & Recognition

  • McLendon, William C., III, Randolph Brost, Ojas D. Parekh, Jean-Paul Watson, Mark Daniel Rintoul, David Strip, Carl Diegert, Patent, "Representation of Activity in Images Using Geospatial Temporal Graphs," No. 9959647, May 1, 2018.

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