- Pat Miller
Pat is a research scientist at a national Lab and
adjunct professor at USF. His class on Do-It-Yourself Supercomputers
is what/who has evolved into FlashMob I from the original idea of
every student bringing a commodity CPU or an XBox to class to make an
evanescent cluster at each meeting. Pat hacks on all aspects of the
FlashMob software. <firstname.lastname@example.org>
USF Associate Professor of Computer Science, invented the name FlashMob Computing, and
proposed the first idea of wireless FlashMob Computers. Pat's class
ran with it from there. Greg's research areas include parallel
computing, operating systems, and programming languages. Greg hacks
on the core infrastructure of the FlashMob run time environment.
- John Witchel
John is a USF
graduate student in CS and the creator of BrowserCam. After talking to Greg about the issues of networking a stadium of wireless computers and listening to Pat lecture on what it takes to break the Top 500, John asked the simple question: "Couldn't we just invite people off the street and get enough power to break the Top 500?" And FlashMob Supercomputing was born.. FlashMob I is John's
master's thesis. <email@example.com>
- Peter Pacheco
USF Professor of Computer Science.
Peter's book, "Parallel Programming with MPI" is an elementary introduction to programming parallel systems. His insights and support is invaluable. <firstname.lastname@example.org>
USF Graduate Studnet in Computer Science. Qing is leading the benchmarking and
building of the HPL (Linpack) binaries. Qing is one of the main developers of
USFMPI and his research is in run-time optimization of messaging systems.
- Tristan Needham
Tristan is the Associate Dean for Sciences at USF and is the champion and advocate of FlashMob I. Without his unwaivering support, we'd be lost.
- David Galles
Associate Professor, Computer Science
is working on fault tolerance for FlashMob supercomputers. <email@example.com>
- Cody Nivens
Cody is a System Administrator for the Department of Computer Science and the College of Arts and Science. Cody is leading our network configuration
and testing. He is also writing tools to acquire switch statistics and port location data from the Foundry and Myrinet switch.
- Alex Fedosov
Alex is a System Administrator for the Department of Computer Science. Alex is partially responsible for managing the Keck Cluster supercomputer housed at the Department of Computer Science. A real OS and networking superhuman. <fedosov at usfca dot edu>
- Oliver Grillmeyer
Assistant Professor in Computer Science at University of San Francisco. Oliver is responsible for the "Big Board". The Big Board is the set of reports that show the health and progress of a FlashMob computer. <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Got stuck building the software pumping out the site you're looking at right now because he hasn't toyed with a supercomputer since he was a postdoctoral fellow. <snicker> Terence is the maniac that brings you the ANTLR parser generator and is a cofounder of jGuru.com. He's a USF computer science faculty member and all around nice guy. <email@example.com>
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