Chris Porter

Chris is a Senior Technical Marketing Manager for HPC and AI at NVIDIA. Previously he was product manager for converged HPC and AI at IBM where he brought HPC, AI, and optimization products to market focused on electronic design, aerospace, and automotive industries. Chris has an M.S. in aeronautical engineering with a focus on design optimization.
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Posts by Chris Porter

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Data Center / Cloud

Strategies for Maximizing Data Center Energy Efficiency

Data centers are an essential part of a modern enterprise, but they come with a hefty energy cost. To complicate matters, energy costs are rising and the need... 8 MIN READ
Simulation / Modeling / Design

Scaling VASP with NVIDIA Magnum IO

You could make an argument that the history of civilization and technological advancement is the history of the search and discovery of materials. Ages are... 22 MIN READ
Simulation / Modeling / Design

Tuning AI Infrastructure Performance with MLPerf HPC v2.0 Benchmarks

As the fusion of AI and simulation accelerates scientific discovery, the need has arisen for a means to measure and rank the speed and throughput for building... 14 MIN READ
Simulation / Modeling / Design

Fueling High-Performance Computing with Full-Stack Innovation

High-performance computing (HPC) has become the essential instrument of scientific discovery.  Whether it is discovering new, life-saving drugs, battling... 8 MIN READ
Computational fluid dynamics tools, such as those used in vehicle aerodynamics, can be used to evaluate the drag produced by a designed surface which has direct implications on vehicle performance.
Simulation / Modeling / Design

The Computational Fluid Dynamics Revolution Driven by GPU Acceleration

When a technology reaches the required level of maturity, adoption transitions from those considered visionaries to early majority adopters. Now is such a... 11 MIN READ