Bill Hoffman visited to discuss the lab’s use of CMake and present a talk on building science with CMake. He is a founder of Kitware and currently serves as Vice President and Chief Technical Officer. He is the original author and lead architect of CMake , an open-source, cross-platform build and configuration tool that is used by hundreds of projects around the world and the co-author of the accompanying text, Mastering CMake. Using his 20+ years of experience with large software systems development, Mr. Hoffman is also a major technical contributor to the Visualization ToolkitInsight Toolkit and ParaView open source projects.