Bill Kramer and Bill Gropp are among people to watch in 2013 according to HPCwire

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Bill Kramer, deputy project director for Blue Waters, and Bill Gropp, Paul and Cynthia Saylor Professor of Computer Science and chief applications architect for Blue Waters, have been named two of the top 12 people to watch in 2013 by HPCwire. The list pays tribute to individuals whose exceptional achievements and contributions to high performance computing will influence the direction the technology will lead us in 2013 and beyond.

Kramer has “expertise in managing world class, trend-setting organizations, a commitment to excellence, a record of fostering the education and development of the next generation of researchers and leaders and a track record for building sustained collaborations and relationships,” says HPCwire. As for Gropp, “he is widely acknowledged as playing a major role in the development of the MPI message-passing standard,” and as HPCwire reminds us, “Gropp-watching is on the rise.” Read more at HPCwire’s website.

National Science Foundation

Blue Waters is supported by the National Science Foundation through awards ACI-0725070 and ACI-1238993.