Christiaan Gribble is the Director of High Performance Computing (HPC) and a Principal Research Scientist within the Applied Technology Operation (ATO) of SURVICE Engineering Company. In addition to leading ATO's HPC-related research and development initiatives, Gribble provides technical oversight for the Embedded Systems and Software Engineering teams within ATO. His research explores the synthesis of interactive visualization and high performance computing, focusing on algorithms, architectures, and systems for physics based simulation and modeling. Prior to joining SURVICE in 2012, Gribble held the position of Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Grove City College, where he taught for nearly six years. Gribble received a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Utah in 2006.