Peter Pirkelbauer is a Computer Scientist in the Center for Applied Computing at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and he holds a Courtesy Appointment at the University of Central Florida. Prior to that Dr. Pirkelbauer was an assistant professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He received his PhD from Texas A&M University, where he was a member of the Parasol Laboratory. From 2010 to 2012, Dr. Pirkelbauer was a postdoctoral researcher in the ROSE team at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. His research focuses on static and dynamic program analysis systems, source code rejuvenation of MPI programs, and nonblocking software design. His research has been funded by NSF and Google.