Pratik Nayak is a Doctoral candidate in the FiNE (Fixed point Numerics for
Exascale) junior research group at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. His research
interests include high performance computing, asynchronous methods and numerical
linear algebra. He holds a master’s degree (Honors track) in Mechanical Engineering
specializing in Fluid Mechanics from Technical University of Delft, Netherlands. He is
also one of the core developers of Ginkgo, a modern C++ library for the iterative solution
of sparse linear systems, via Krylov subspace methods, on multicore architectures.