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Henry Schreiner

Princeton University



Henry Schreiner is a Computational Physicist / Research Software Engineer in High Energy Physics at Princeton University. He specializes in the interface between high-performance compiled codes and interactive computation in Python, in software distribution, and in interface design. He has previously worked on computational cosmic-ray tomography for archaeology and high performance GPU model fitting. He is currently a member of the IRIS-HEP project, developing tools for the next era of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).

He is a maintainer/core developer for pypa/build, scikit-build, cibuildwheel, pybind11, meson-python, and plubmum for Python. He is an admin of Scikit-HEP, and a lead designer on boost-histogram, hist, UHI, vector, Particle, and DecayLanguage packages there. He is also the lead author of the Scikit-HEP developer pages and scikit-hep/cookie. He is the primary author of CLI11, a C++ library used by Microsoft terminal and many others. He is also the lead web developer for IRIS-HEP. He is also the author of Modern CMake and a variety of CMake, GPU, and Python training courses and classes. He is also a convener for the HSF Software Developer Tools and Packaging group.