Ignacio Laguna is a Computer Scientist at the Center for Applied Scientific Computing (CASC) at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), California. He has obtained his PhD from Purdue University (2012). His main area of research is high-performance computing (HPC); his main sub-area of research in HPC is programing models and systems. Ignacio is particular interested in fault tolerance, fault resilience, debugging, software correctness and general software reliability. He develops practical tools that allow scientific programmers improve the reliability and accuracy of their codes. Ignacio is a IEEE Senior Member and an R&D 100 Award Finalist (2017).