Dr. Sean Chester is an assistant professor in Computer science at the University of Victoria in Canada. He specialises in data management on modern, highly parallel architectures, such as graphics processing cards (GPUs) and multi-socket (i.e., NUMA) CPUs. His research typically appears in top database periodicals: PVLDB, ACM SIGMOD, and IEEE ICDE.

From 2017-2019, he held a prestigious Horizon 2020 Marie-Skłodowska Curie fellowship from the European Research Council, which he tenured at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, Norway. Previously, he had been a postdoc at Aarhus University in Denmark and a graduate student at the University of Victoria.

You can read more about his research in the layman summaries on this website. You can read even more in the published papers! Most of the research work, written in c++, is openly and non-virally available with an Unlicense on GitHub and all recent research manuscripts are freely available as green open access preprints on his publications list.

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