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Dr. Gabriele Jost

Research Scientist, Texas Advanced Computing Center, The University of Texas at Austin, USA

Gabriele Jost obtained her doctorate in Applied Mathematics from the University of Göttingen, Germany. For more than a decade she worked for various vendors (Suprenum GmbH, Thinking Machines Corporation, and NEC) of high performance parallel computers in the areas of vectorization, parallelization, performance analysis and optimization of scientific and engineering applications.

In 1998 she joined the NASA Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California, USA as a Research Scientist. Here her work focused on evaluating and enhancing tools for parallel program development and investigating the usefulness of different parallel programming paradigms.

In 2005 she moved from California to the Pacific Northwest and joined Sun Microsystems as a staff engineer in the Compiler Performance Engineering team. Her task is the analysis of compiler generated code and providing feedback and suggestions for improvement to the compiler group. Her research interest remains in area of performance analysis and evaluation of programming paradigms for high performance computing.

Currently, she is working at the Texas Advanced Computing Center/Naval Postgraduate School.