David Standingford


Name: David Standingford
Designation: Co Founder and Director
Tool :  EPIC & zCFD – GPU

Description :

EPIC – Scalable, secure and simple HPC in the cloud. Your elastic, private interactive cluster.
zCFD – GPU accelerated industrial fluid dynamics for HPC clouds

Biography :  David Standingford is an experienced technology leader and manager with international experience in the UK, Australia and the USA. Prior to co-founding Zenotech Ltd, Standingford worked at the BAE Systems Advanced Technology Centre, most recently as the Theme Technology Leader for Design and Materials Technology, including Computational Engineering, Materials Science and Stealth.

Following a First Class Honours BSc in Mathematics and Computer Science (1987-1992), Standingford completed a PhD in Applied Mathematics (1993-1997) at the University of Adelaide, South Australia. During this time he also lectured in mathematics and fluid dynamics and started a small technology company (TeXAdel Ltd) with 2 colleagues. Standingford left Australia in 1997 to take up a post-doctoral research position at the University of Delaware under the NASA Microgravity Programme. Standingford joined BAE Systems in 2000.

Standingford is a member of several professional organisations and has served on numerous industrial advisory committees, including EPSRC, TSB and NPL and serves as the ERCOFTAC UK Pilot Centre lead.