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Ben van Werkhoven got his PhD in GPU Computing at VU University Amsterdam in 2014. He has since been working at the Netherlands eScience Center as the leading GPU expert. Ben is involved in accelerating scientific research using GPUs as part of many collaborative projects with university research groups across the Netherlands in many disciplines, including microscopy, oceanography, and radio astronomy. Ben has developed performance models for GPU applications, implemented an auto-tuned GPU library for 2D Convolutions, and developed Kernel Tuner, a Python-based software development tool for testing and auto-tuning GPU code. Ben is currently leading several work packages in large European and national research projects, including CORTEX and ESiWACE2. Ben is also a co-founder of the Netherlands Research Software Engineers community (NL-RSE).
Modeling and Simulation