JUNE 18–22, 2017

Paul Graham

Software Architect at EPCC, Coordinator of the PRACE SHAPE (SME HPC Adoption Programme in Europe) initiative

Paul Graham is a Software Architect at EPCC at the University of Edinburgh, and is the coordinator of SHAPE (SME HPC Adoption Programme in Europe), a pan-European programme that promotes High Performance Computing adoption by SMEs (small to medium sized enterprises), supported as part of the PRACE initiative. Paul graduated in 1995 with a BSc (Hons) in Computational Physics from Edinburgh University, and then went to work at the ICI Wilton Research & Technology Centre in Middlesbrough as a member of their Computer Modelling Team. Paul subsequently joined EPCC in 1998, and in the years since has worked on a broad range of projects, principally with industrial and commercial partners, as both project manager and technical lead. Technical highlights include data mining for a national bank, software performance optimisation for Rolls Royce, parallelisation of electro-magnetic modelling code for the oil industry, modelling virtual musical instruments using GPUs, and many projects with local SMEs, enabling the technology transfer of EPCC's High Performance Computing expertise.

Speaker at: PRACE Training Workshop
Thursday, June 22, 2017, 02:00 pm - 06:00 pm