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. Joseph holds a Ph.D. in physics from Syracuse University, where his research focused on parallel simulations of quantum field theory. Prior joining Technica, he performed postdoctoral research as a member of the High Performance Computing Lab at George Washington University. His research interests include the use of GPUs to accelerate simulations and analytics.