Dr. Peter MessmerSoftware Engineer, Devtech Compute Group, NVIDIA
Peter Messmer has been developing and optimizing parallel scientific software for over 15 years. After completing his PhD in solar plasma-physics at ETH Zurich in 2001, Peter joined Tech-X Corp in Boulder, CO, where he was leading a group of scientists solving space-related simulation and data analysis problems. As part of a NASA project, he became an early adopter of GPU computing and the lead developer of GPULib, a library for accelerating data analysis tasks with GPUs. Since joining NVIDIA in 2011, he has been working with clients to optimize their massively parallel GPU applications.