Rob Van Der Wijngaart is a senior software engineer in the Developer Products Division of Intel's Software and Services Group. At Intel he has worked on parallel programming projects ranging from benchmark development, programming model design and implementation, algorithmic research, and fine-grain power management. He developed the first application to break the TeraFLOP-on-a-chip barrier for the 80-Tile TeraFLOPs NoC Processor. He joined Intel in 2005. Before that he worked at NASA Ames Research Center for 12 years, focusing on high performance computing. He was one of the implementers of the NAS Parallel Benchmarks.