Hans-Christian Hoppe is a Principal Engineer with Intel's data center pathfinding team, where he 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 & 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.
Today, Hans-Christian focuses on the HPC and data analytics/ML fields, working on system architecture innovation (like the European DEEP, DEEPER, NEXTGenIO & DEEPEST projects), scalable workload analysis and characterization methods, and finally on scheduling/orchestration for software-defined infrastructures.