DAY 1 CENDIO

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ROBERT HENSCHEL CENDIO

Topic: Research Desktop - A Remote Desktop for Computational and Storage Intensive Research


Robert Henschel is Director of Research Software and Solutions at Indiana University. He is responsible for providing advanced scientific applications to researchers at Indiana University and national partners as well as providing support for computational research to the IU School of Medicine. He has a strong commitment to broadening access to HPC systems and shortening time to science for as many research teams as possible. Henschel serves as the chair of the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC) High Performance Group and in this role leads the development of production quality benchmarks for HPC systems. He also serves as the treasurer of the OpenACC organization. Henschel has a deep background in High Performance Computing and his research interests focus on performance analysis of parallel applications. See more...

DAY 2 HPC - LENOVO

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ENG LIM GOH, PHD HPC

Topic: HPC & AI : What we learnt from COVID-19

Dr. Eng Lim Goh is senior vice president and chief technology officer for artificial intelligence at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Prior to this, he was CTO for majority of his 27 years at Silicon Graphics, now an HPE company. His research interests include humanity’s differentiation as we progress from analytics to inductive machine learning, deductive reasoning, and artificial specific to general intelligence. He continues his studies in human perception for virtual and augmented reality. See more...

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MIRO HODAK LENOVO

Topic: AI in the Data Center: from a single (GPU) node to Exascale


Miro Hodak is a Global AI Architect for Lenovo DCG developing AI solutions on ThinkSystem servers. He joined Lenovo at 2017 after spending most of his career academia. He has an extensive publication record spanning artificial intelligence, computer science, and physics. His work has been cited over 1,400 times.

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MILIND SALOKHE LENOVO

Topic: Professional Services and Liquid Cooling for HPC systems

Specialized in the Design of Data Center power and liquid cooling solutions. Has experience of 28+ years of which, in the UPS industry for 12 years and 16+ years as a design expert in Power and cooling for Data Centers. Clearly understood the meaning of the word “mission-critical, availability, reliability" from UPS and then practiced the same in Data Center by developing highly available solutions for client needs.
Specialties: Design the Datacenter physical infrastructure systems including liquid cooling involving direct to chip or Rear Door Heat Exchanger (RDHX). Understand cooling and various methods of advanced cooling and implemented quite a few. Have sufficient knowledge and information on physical security and IBMs (Building Management Systems) for Data Center like Smoke detection, fire suppression, very early smoke detection, CCTV, Access control, Water Leak Detection System, Public Address System, etc.

DAY 3 NVIDIA

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SCOT SCHULTZ NVIDIA

Topic: InfiniBand In-Network Computing Technology and Roadmap

Scot Schultz is an HPC technology specialist with a focus on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning systems. Schultz has a broad knowledge in operating systems, AI frameworks, high speed interconnects and processor technologies. Prior to joining the Mellanox family in 2013, his responsibilities included various engineering and leadership roles in high performance computing, including strategic HPC technology ecosystem enablement. Scot has been instrumental with the growth and development of numerous industry-standards organizations including the Open Fabrics Alliance, a founding member of the HPC-AI Advisory Council, OpenPOWER Foundation and many others. See more...

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GERARDO CISNEROS-STOIANOWSKI HPC-AI Advisory Council

Topic: The New World of Scientific Simulations

Gerardo Cisneros-Stoianowski is a member of the Mexican Academy of Sciences and the American Physical Society, and a Life Senior Member of the IEEE and the IEEE Computer Society. He was a Research Professor at the IPN and a Research Professor at the Institute of Sciences of the Autonomous University of Puebla (Mexico). Later, he held Applications Scientist, Principal Systems Engineer and Member of the Technical Staff positions successively at SGI. He is listed as a contributor to the NWChem computational chemistry application. Gerardo Cisneros-Stoianowski is author or co-author of over 40 papers on applications of computing to solid-state physics and quantum chemistry, and on programming languages for symbolic manipulation. See more...