John Shalf is Group leader for the NERSC Advanced Technology Group, which tries to understand the scientific computing workload to build a better architecture for future supercomputers. He can be contacted to speak about general trends in computing, supercomputing, parallel programming languages, graphic processing units (GPUs) and cloud computing.
Bill Collins is a leading climate modeler and co-recipient of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for his work on Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. His research focuses on the changes in the energy balance of the Earth system and the implications of those changes for the future of our climate.
Jamie's research focuses on the production of biofuels, as well as protein synthesis.