Denis Demidov is a senior researcher in High Performance Computing section at Lobachevsky Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics, Kazan Federal University. He received Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics in 2006 from Kazan Federal University. His research interests include computational fluid dynamics, high performance computing and numerical methods. He uses GPU computing for acceleration of oil and gas simulations and for solution of various problems of hydrodynamics and solid state mechanics. He also maintains small GPU cluster at Lobachevsky Institute and is co-PI at NVIDIA CUDA Research Center at Kazan State University.