Plenary Speakers

Plenary Speakers for the 13th World Congress on Computational Mechanics / 2nd Pan American Congress on Computational Mechanics

Michael Levitt
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2013
Prize motivation: "for the development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems"
Field: biochemistry, physical chemistry, theoretical chemistry
Moderator:  Michael Purdy, Executive Vice President for Research, Columbia University and Tamar Schlick, New York University

Arvind Krishna
Senior Vice President, IBM

Arvind Krishna is Senior Vice President, Hybrid Cloud, and Director of IBM Research. In this role, he leads the company’s hybrid cloud business, including strategy, product design, offering development, marketing, sales and service. He also helps guide IBM’s overall technical strategy in core and emerging technologies including cognitive computing, quantum computing, cloud platform services, data-driven solutions and blockchain.

Title of Talk: Technology Innovation and the Future of Computational Mechanics (click on title for abstract)

Moderator:  Paul Horn, Senior Vice Provost for Research, New York University