Hans-Christian Hoppe is a Principal Engineer with Intel's Data Center Group, and directs the ExaCluster Lab at Research Center Jülich. He has a long track record in HPC R&D, with emphasis on programming models and tools, application analysis and characterization, and path finding for future HPC platforms. His achievements include significant impact on the MPI message-passing standard, the first seamless and performant grid infrastructure Unicore, pioneering use of virtualization in Grid/Cloud systems, and the Intel Cluster Tools line of SW products. Between 2010 and 2012, he has led the Intel Visual Computing institute at Saarbrücken, Germany.
Today, Hans-Christian focuses on HPC, Graph Analytics and ML, working on system architecture innovation (like the NEXTGenIO and DEEPEST projects in Europe and a DARPA initiative), and scalable workload analysis and characterization methods. In the latter field, he provides technical direction to a cross-European Intel team.