Joseph Schneible is a Software Engineer leading the Independent Research and Development team at Technica Corporation in Dulles, Virginia. His research focuses on a systems-based approach to optimizing graph analytics and machine-learning algorithms for commodity hardware. Dr. Schneible holds a PhD in Physics from Syracuse University where his research focused on parallel simulations of quantum field theory. Prior to joining Technica, he performed postdoctoral research as a member of the High Performance Computing Lab at The George Washington University. His research interests include the use of GPUs to accelerate simulations and analytics.