Christiaan Gribble is a principal research scientist and the team lead for high-performance computing in the Applied Technology Operation of SURVICE Engineering Company. His work explores the synthesis of interactive visualization and HPC, focusing on algorithms, architectures, and systems for computationally intense problems in physics-based simulation and computer vision. Christiaan holds a B.S. in mathematics from Grove City College, an M.S. in information networking from Carnegie Mellon University, and a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Utah.