SC09 announced today that parallel supercomputing pioneer, Intel Senior Fellow and CTO of Intel Corporation, Justin Rattner, will deliver the opening address at SC09 on Tuesday, November 17, 2009.
Rattner is vice president and Intel chief technology officer (CTO), an Intel Senior Fellow, and head of Intel Labs. In the latter role, he directs Intel's global research efforts in microprocessors, systems, and communications including the company's disruptive research activity.
“Justin’s vision and leadership in the late 80s and early 90s lead to the first teraflop supercomputer and helped shape the technology direction and innovation that drove an exciting era of parallel supercomputing,” said Wilfred Pinfold, SC09 General Chair. “He is uniquely qualified to talk about the use of 3D Internet technology for immersive science, which is one of the three identified thrust areas for this year’s conference.” Full Story