The Future of High Performance Computing

Well, OK, I can’t predict the future, but if your in St. Louis on May 18th you won’t want to miss this one-day event organized by

Join us at this free event to learn how High Performance Computing (HPC) can be applied to your organization and your research. Come hear industry experts from HP and Intel who will present their insights on trends shaping the future of HPC. Discover how HPC is enabling researchers to comprehensively map the human brain’s circuitry in 1,200 healthy adults as part of the Human Connectome Project. Learn how HPC can be applied in other industries to lower costs, increase innovation, decrease time to market and increase discoveries.


Marc Hamilton – Vice President, High Performance Computing, HP
David Van Essen, Ph.D. – Edison Professor of Neurobiology; Chair, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology, Washington University in St. Louis
Fred Prior, Ph.D. – Director of the Electronic Radiology Laboratory of the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology; Research Associate Professor of Radiology, Washington University in Saint Louis
Greg Reiff – Strategic Technology Manager, Intel
Gary Stiehr – Founder,; Information Systems Group Leader at The Genome Institute at Washington University in Saint Louis


About Marc Hamilton

Marc Hamilton – Vice President, Solutions Architecture and Engineering, NVIDIA. At NVIDIA, the Visual Computing Company, Marc leads the worldwide Solutions Architecture and Engineering team, responsible for working with NVIDIA’s customers and partners to deliver the world’s best end to end solutions for professional visualization and design, high performance computing, and big data analytics. Prior to NVIDIA, Marc worked in the Hyperscale Business Unit within HP’s Enterprise Group where he led the HPC team for the Americas region. Marc spent 16 years at Sun Microsystems in HPC and other sales and marketing executive management roles. Marc also worked at TRW developing HPC applications for the US aerospace and defense industry. He has published a number of technical articles and is the author of the book, “Software Development, Building Reliable Systems”. Marc holds a BS degree in Math and Computer Science from UCLA, an MS degree in Electrical Engineering from USC, and is a graduate of the UCLA Executive Management program.
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