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Mezzacappa to Lead UT-ORNL Supercomputer Center

Tony Mezzacappa, a leader in the field of astrophysics and supernova science, has been named director of JICS, which operates Titan, the world’s fastest supercomputer. Mezzacappa is a pioneer in the field of supernova science, a UT-Battelle Corporate Fellow, and group leader for theoretical physics in the Physics Division at ORNL as well as a […]

John Shalf Moves to CTO Role at NERSC for Exascale Research

John Shaff, one of our celebrated Rock Stars of HPC, has been appointed CTO at NERSC. Shalf will also continue to serve in his current role as head of the Computer and Data Sciences Department in Berkeley Lab’s Computational Research Division (CRD). NERSC is the primary HPC facility for scientific research sponsored by theDOE’s Office […]

John Barr Joins The Exascale Report

We have been tracking a number of HPC People on the Move recently, and today I learned that John Barr has joined The Exascale Report editorial team as a European correspondent. Barr is a widely recognized independent industry analyst, formerly Research Director of HPC at the 451 Group, who brings 30 years experience in the […]

John Gustafson Joins AMD as Chief Graphics Product Architect

AMD announced today that John Gustafson has joined the company as senior fellow and chief product architect, Graphics Business Unit. In this role, Gustafson will set the technical vision for the AMD graphics business unit, driving the technology roadmap and platform for the AMD Radeon and AMD FirePro product lines. I look forward to working […]

HPC People on the Move – Barrenechea Leaves SGI for Open Text

It’s me again–Dr. Lewey Anton. I’ve been commissioned by insideHPC to get the scoop on who’s jumping ship and moving on up in high performance computing. SGI’s CEO Mark Barrenechea has resigned and is taking on a new role as CEO of Open Text. The resignation is effective January 1 and Chairman of the Board […]

Dr. Lewey Finds HPC People on the Move

It’s me again–Dr. Lewey Anton. I’ve been commissioned by insideHPC to get the scoop on who’s jumping ship and moving on up in high performance computing. Giri Chukkapalli, formerly of Sun Microsystems, is now at Appro. Earl J. Dodd is leaving the Rocky Mountain Supercomputing Center to “pursue other activity in the high performance computing […]

HPC People on the Move

Allow me to introduce myself. I am Dr. Louis Anton, but you can call me Lewey. I’ve been commissioned by insideHPC to go undercover at HPC conferences and get the scoop on who’s  jumping ship and moving on up in high performance computing. This year at ISC, I uncovered a number of unexpected moves by […]