Dr. Kindratenko is a Senior Research Scientist at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois. He received D.Sc. degree from the University of Antwerp, Belgium, in 1997 and prior to that graduated from the State Pedagogical University, Kirovograd, Ukraine, in 1993. Dr. Kindratenko’s research interests include high-performance computing, special-purpose computing architectures, and cloud computing. He serves as a department editor of IEEE Computing in Science and Engineering magazine and an associate editor of the International Journal of Reconfigurable Computing. Dr. Kindratenko’s work has been funded by NSF, NASA, ONR, and industry. He has published over 60 papers in refereed scientific journals and conference proceedings and holds 4 US patents. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and ACM.