Didier Contis is the Director of Technology Services for the College of Engineering (CoE) - Georgia Tech. The College of Engineering is the largest Engineering College in the U.S. with over 13,000 students. The undergraduate engineering program at the College ranked 5th in the 2016 America's Best Colleges edition of U.S. News & World Report (published in September 2015).
Didier has led the CoE Desktop and Application virtualization effort since late 2007 with a special focus toward remote access to engineering applications used as part of the research and instruction mission of the College. In 2012 Didier promoted the early adoption of NVIDIA® Grid™ and GPU virtualization which resulted in the first Georgia Tech virtual GPU enabled computer lab to be deployed in Fall 2012 in support of a required introduction to CAD/CAM class. Didier holds a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Diplôme d'Ingénieur (Bachelor) from the Ecole des Mines de Nantes - France.