Marie-Christine Sawley

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ECR lab, Intel, Paris

Biography

Dr. Marie-Christine Sawley holds a degree in Physics and a PhD in Plasma Physics from EPFL (1985). After a postdoc at the University of Sydney, she joined EPFL in 1988 to lead the support group for HPC applications. She led a number of HPC initiatives for introducing new technology at the EPFL such as the PATP with the Cray T3D, and the SwissTX prototype. She joined ETH Zurich in 2003 to become the general manager of the Swiss national Supercomputing centre, significantly expanding its capacities to serve a large scientific and technology portfolio. From 2008 until 2010 she worked as senior scientist at the Institute for particle physics of ETH on the computing requirements on the CMS detector compute requirements. She joined Intel at the end of 2010 as the Intel manager of the ECR lab in Paris. This lab focuses on software for Exascale, tools, runtime models and applications. She manages Intel’s participation in the EXA2CT and READEX projects funded by the European Union.