Bruno Raffin

Bruno Raffin (PhD, HDR) is Research Director at INRIA and leader of the DataMove research team. Bruno Raffin has a PhD from the Universit{\'e} d'Orl{\'e}ans on parallel programming language design (1997). After a 2 years postdoc at Iowa State University he refocused his research on high performance interactive computing. He led the development of the FlowVR/Melissa middleware for large-scale data-flow oriented parallel applications, used for scientific visualization, computational steering, in situ analytics for large-scale parallel application. He also worked on parallel algorithms and cache- efficient parallel data structures (cache oblivious mesh layouts, parallel adaptive sorting), strategies for task-based programming of multi-CPU and multi-GPU machines. Bruno Raffin accounts for more than 60 international publications, advice 16 PhD students and 3 postdocs. He was co-founder of the Icatis start-up company (2004-2008). Bruno Raffin has been involved in more than 30 program committees of international conferences. He was responsible for INRIA of more than 15 national and European grants. He is the deputy scientific director of the LICIA, an international join laboratory with the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Bruno Raffin has been involved in more than 30 program committees of international conferences, and chairs the steering committee of the Eurographics Symposium on Parallel Graphics and Visualisation.