ISC 2016 Announces Keynote Speakers

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keynotes2ISC 2016 has announced their keynote speakers. The event takes place June 19-23 in Frankfurt, Germany.

  • Dr. Andrew Ng is the driving force behind Baidu’s R&D efforts. In this role, Ng leads the Baidu Research organization, which include the Silicon Valley Al Laboratory, the Institute of Deep Learning and the Big Data Laboratory. In addition to his role at Baidu, Dr. Ng is a faculty member in Stanford University’s Computer Science Department, and Chairman of Coursera, an online education platform that he co-founded. Ng is the author or co-author of over 100 published papers in machine learning, robotics and related fields. He holds degrees from Carnegie Mellon University, MIT and the University of California, Berkeley.
  • Dr. Jacqueline H. Chen is a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff at the Combustion Research Facility at Sandia National Laboratories. She is also the founding Director of the Center for Exascale Simulation of Combustion in Turbulence (ExaCT), an editor for Flow, Turbulence and Combustion, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Combustion Institute. She has contributed broadly to research in petascale direct numerical simulations (DNS) of turbulent combustion focusing on fundamental turbulence-chemistry interactions.
  • Dr. Thomas Sterling is the Professor of Intelligent Systems Engineering at the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing as well as the Chief Scientist and Associate Director of the Center for Research in Extreme Scale Technologies (CREST). A Gordon Bell Prize winner, his work has focused on applied research in areas associated with parallel computing. In 2014, he was named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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