Sean Ahern is a computer scientist and the Visualization Task Leader for the National Center for Computational Sciences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He is the ORNL PI of the DOE SciDAC VACET visualization center. He was Visualization Project Leader within the Advanced Scientific Computing (ASC) program at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. He has extensive experience with distributed visualization and large data processing on computational clusters. He has won two R&D 100 Awards for his work on the VisIt visualization system and the Chromium cluster rendering framework. He holds degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics from Purdue University.
Jeremy Meredith is a computer scientist in the Future Technologies Group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where his research interests include scientific visualization and emerging computing architectures. He received his MS in Computer Science from Stanford University and his BS from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and he was a founding developer of the VisIt visualization system at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Jeremy is a winner of the 2008 ACM Gordon Bell Prize and a 2005 R&D 100 Award.