David Barkai is an HPC (High Performance
Computing) computational architect for Intel Corporation. He has also been a member
of the Distributed Solutions Lab of Intel's Corporate Technology Group, a content
architect for the Intel Developer Forum conference and a software scientist in
the Microcomputer Software Lab. Before joining Intel in 1996, David worked for
25 years in the field of scientific and engineering supercomputing for Control
Data Corporation, Cray Research Inc., Supercomputer Systems Inc., and NASA Ames
Research Center. David holds a Ph.D. in theoretical physics and has more than
20 publications as papers, conference proceedings, and textbook contributions
on the subjects of physics, numerical methods, and computer applications and architectures.
Most recently he authored the book "Peer-to-Peer Computing: Technologies
for Sharing and Collaborating on the Net" (Intel Press, 2001) and other articles
on related topics.