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The Society of HPC Professionals past event

Lunch & Learn – September 2019
Maximizing HPC Computation and Visual Analysis Workflow

Held September 26, 2019

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Jim will describe the key trends happening to prepare HPC for massive scale computation and data analysis as we enter the Exascale computing Era.  In Situ, In Transit and other combinations of computation codes paired with Visual Analysis will become the norm.  Find out why.


Speaker Bio:

Jim Jeffers
Sr. Principal Engineer and Sr. Director of Intel’s Advanced Rendering and Visualization team

Jim Jeffers leads the design and development of the open source rendering library family known as the Intel® oneAPI Rendering Toolkit ( . This toolkit is used for generating animated movies, visual special effects, product design and scientific visualization. Jim joined Intel in 2008 and has co-authored 4 books on Intel Architecture parallel programming. Jim’s experience includes software design and technical leadership in high performance computing, graphics, digital television, and data communications. Jim’s notable work prior to Intel includes development for the Tech Emmy winning virtual ‘First Down Line’ technology seen on live American football TV broadcasts.


Twitter: @jamesljeffers and @intelgraphics (not me specifically!)




FREE for Members
FREE for members of UofH
$15 for Non Members 

The University of Houston
Insperity Classroom and Business Building (CBB)
Room 522, 4742 Calhoun Rd.