Congratulations to Merle Giles on co-editing Industrial Applications of High Performance Computing: Best Global Practices. The new book offers the insights of 11 experts from around the world, each addressing high performance computing and the various other issues surrounding HPC today. You can buy the book at CRC Press.

Giles, who is the director of Business and Economic Development at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, was also named one of the People to Watch 2015 by HPCWire.

Under his leadership, the NCSA's Private Sector Program is helping companies across every industry to discover competitive advantages through better application performance.

Again, many congratulations to a well deserving leader in HPC.