Jim Tomkins is a Senior Scientist/Engineer
at Sandia National Laboratories. He spent the first 14 years of his career
in simulation code development
for nuclear reactor safety analysis, first at General Atomics, then
at Los Alamos National Laboratory, and then at Sandia National Laboratories.
For the last 17 years Jim has been involved in parallel computing.
His early work in parallel computing was in parallel application code
development. In 1995, Jim became the project leader for the ASCI Red
Supercomputer at Sandia. Jim, together with Bill Camp, designed the
architecture for the Red Storm computer system and Jim is the technical
project leader for the Red Storm project. He has a bachelors degree
in Physics from the University of Northern Iowa and a masters degree
in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Illinois.
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