Parallel Visualization, Data Formatting, Software Overview

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By Sean Ahern

Sean Ahern is the Visualization Task Leader for the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the Director of the NSF TeraGrid XD Center for Remote Data Analysis and Visualization at the University of Tennessee. He is also ORNL's Principal Investigator within the Department of Energy's SciDAC Visualization and Analytics Center for Enabling Technology. Prior to joining Oak Ridge, he was the Visualization Project Leader within the Advanced Scientific Computing (ASC) program at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. He has extensive experience with distributed visualization and data processing on computational clusters. He has won two R&D 100 Awards for his work on the VisIt visualization system and the Chromium cluster rendering framework. He holds degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics from Purdue University.