Sameer Shende serves as the Director of the Performance Research Laboratory at the University of Oregon and the President and Director of ParaTools, Inc. He serves as the lead developer of the TAU Performance System, Program Database Toolkit (PDT), HPCLinux, and Extreme-Scale Scientific Software Stack ( His research interests include performance instrumentation, compiler optimizations, measurement, and analysis tools for HPC. He leads the SDK project for the Exascale Computing Project (ECP), in the Programming Models and Runtime (PMR) area at the University of Oregon to provide ECP Software Technology (ST) products in a container environment for HPC. He has served as the chair of the Performance Measurement, Modeling, and Tools track at SC17 and the co-chair for the technical program at the ICPP 2018 conferences.