Hans-Christian HoppePrincipal Engineer, Intel & Director, ExaCluster Lab, Research Center Jülich
Hans Christian Hoppe is a Principal Engineer with Intel and the director of the ExaCluster Lab at Research Center Jülich. He has a long track record in HPC R&D, with an emphasis on programming models and tools, application analysis and characterization, and path finding for future HPC platforms. His achievements include significant impact on the MPI message-passing standard, the first seamless & performant Grid infrastructure Unicore, pioneering use of virtualization in Grid/Cloud systems, and the Intel Cluster Tools line of SW products. Between 2010 and 2012, he has led the Intel Visual Computing institute at Saarbrücken. With the ExaCluster Lab, Hans-Christian did focus on architecture experiments using the Intel Xeon Phi processors (like the European DEEP and DEEP-ER projects), and on thorough analysis of the scaling behavior of important HPC applications.