Sunita Chandrasekaran is assistant professor in the Computer and Information Sciences Department at the University of Delaware. Her research interests include exploring the suitability of high-level programming models and runtime systems for HPC and embedded platforms, and migrating scientific applications to heterogeneous computing systems. Dr. Chandrasekaran was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Houston and holds a Ph.D. from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. She is a member of OpenACC, OpenMP, MCA and SPEC HPG. She has served on the program committees of various conferences and workshops including SC, ISC, ICPP, CCGrid, Cluster, and PACT, and has co-chaired parallel programming workshops co-located with SC, ISC, IPDPS, and SIAM.
Guido Juckeland is head of the Computational Science Group, Department for Information Services and Computing, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, and coordinates the work of the GPU Center of Excellence at Dresden. He and also represents HZDR at the SPEC High Performance Group and OpenACC committee. He received his Ph.D. from Technische Universität Dresden for his work on performance analysis for hardware accelerators. He was a Gordon Bell Award Finalist in 2013. Previously he worked as the IT-architect and post-doctoral researcher for the Center for Information Services and High Performance Computing (ZIH) at TU Dresden, Germany. He has served on the program committees of various conferences and workshops, including ISC, EuroPar, CCGrid, ASHES, P^3MA, PMBS, WACCPD, and PACT, and has co-chaired parallel programming workshops co-located with SC.