[Beowulf] MPI-3 Podcast,

Brock Palen brockp at umich.edu
Mon Dec 7 07:05:51 PST 2009

Of interest for members of the list is our recent show about MPI-3 and  
the MPI standards process:


RSS, and iTunes subscribe are available on that page,
Brock Palen and Jeff Squyres speak with Dr. Bill Gropp of University  
of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Urbana and Dr. Richard Graham of ORNL (Oak Ridge National Lab) on the  
MPI Forum, MPI-2.2 and the upcoming MPI-3 standards for parallel  
programming with MPI.

William Gropp is the Paul and Cynthia Saylor Professor in the  
Department of Computer Science and Deputy Directory for Research for  
the Institute of Advanced Computing Applications and Technologies at  
the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. He received his Ph.D.  
in Computer Science from Stanford University in 1982 and worked at  
Yale University and Argonne National Laboratory. His research  
interests are in parallel computing, software for scientific  
computing, and numerical methods for partial differential equations,  
and he is well known for the MPICH2 and PETSc libraries.

Richard Graham has been at ONRL since Jan, 2007 and is the Group  
Leader for the Application Performance Tools group in the Computer  
Science and Mathematics division at ONRL, and is a Distinguished  
member of the Research Staff. Prior to joining ORNL he spent eight  
years at ORNL serving in a range of technical and managerial roles,  
leaving as the acting group leader for the Advanced Computing  
Laboratory. He is currently chairman of the MPI Forum, and is leading  
the MPI-3 effort. He led the LA-MPI development effort, and is one of  
three founders of the Open MPI project. Dr. Graham received his PhD in  
Theoretical Chemistry from Texas A&M University in 1990, and a BS in  
Chemistry from Seattle Pacific University in 1983.

Brock Palen
Center for Advanced Computing
brockp at umich.edu

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