|Full Name||Aart J.C. Bik|
|Work||Staff Software Engineer|
|1600 Amphitheatre Parkway|
|Mountain View, CA 94043, USA|
|1969-1987||Aart was born in Gouda, The Netherlands. He received his high school diploma (Gymnasium Beta) on June 2, 1987 in Gouda.|
|1987-1992||MSc||On August 29, 1988, Aart passed the propaedeutical exam in computer science (cum laude) and he received his MSc degree in computer science (cum laude) from the Utrecht University, The Netherlands, on May 25, 1992.|
|1992-1996||PhD||Aart received his PhD degree in Computer Science from the Leiden University, The Netherlands, on May 29, 1996. His PhD thesis "Compiler Support for Sparse Matrix Computations" received the C.J. Kok Award (outstanding thesis award).|
|1996-1997||postdoc||Aart was a post-doctoral researcher at the Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, researching high performance compilers for the Java programming language.|
|1998-2007||Intel||In January 1998, Aart started at the Microcomputer Research Laboratories of Intel Corporation in Santa Clara, California, USA, working on Java JIT compilation. In 1999, he transferred to the Software and Solutions Group, where he was the lead compiler architect of automatic vectorization in the Intel C++/Fortran compilers. In March 2002, Aart received the Intel Achievement Award (highest company award) for making SSE easy to use through automatic vectorization. In April 2005, he was promoted to Principal Engineer.|
In May 2007, Aart decided to take on new challenges and moved to
Google Inc. in Mountain View, California.
Here, he has worked on Pregel, a distributed system for large-scale
graph computations, and in Google[x] on the GDK (Glass Development Kit).
Currently, he is working on the compiler for Art (Android runtime).
|1997||Aart's PhD thesis received the C.J. Kok Award (outstanding thesis award) from the Leiden University.|
|2002||Aart received the Intel Achievement Award (highest company award) for making SSE easy to use through automatic vectorization.|
|2004||Aart authored the book "The Software Vectorization Handbook".|
|2005||Aart was promoted to Principal Engineer at Intel Corporation.|
|2006||Aart co-authored the second edition of "The Software Optimization Cookbook".|
|2010||Aart received the 2010 EngOps Citizenship Award from Google.|