Erik DeBenedictis is a member of technical
staff at Sandia National Laboratories. Erik is leading a "petaflops"
initiative at Sandia, tasked with advance identification of technical issues involved
in building a Petaflops scale supercomputer. Erik is also deputy project lead
for the ASCI Red Storm supercomputer and is leading Sandia's participation in
the DOE SciDAC Scalable Systems Software effort.