Martin Burtscher is a professor in the Department of Computer Science at Texas State University. He received the B.S./M.S. degrees from ETH Zurich and Ph.D. from the University of Colorado at Boulder. His research focuses on the parallelization of complex algorithms for GPUs, high-speed data compression, and energy-efficiency optimization. Martin is a distinguished member of the ACM and a senior member of the IEEE. He has co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications, including a book chapter in NVIDIA's GPU Computing Gems, is the recipient of an NVIDIA Academic Partnership award, and is the principal investigator of a CUDA Teaching Center.