Dr. Yuri Alexeev is a Principal Project Specialist at the Leadership Computing Facility in Argonne National Laboratory, where he applies his skills, knowledge and experience for using and enabling computational methods in chemistry and biology for high-performance computing on next-generation high-performance computers. He has a background in quantum chemistry, molecular dynamics, and high performance computing, with specialization in parallelization and optimization of scientific codes. He currently actively pursues research opportunities in machine learning, quantum computing, and FPGA applications. Dr. Alexeev received his PhD in Physical Chemistry from Iowa State University while a graduate student in Mark Gordon's quantum chemistry group. After graduation, Dr. Alexeev became a postdoctoral fellow at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and worked in the NWChem group led by Dr. Theresa Windus; later, he joined the Nobel Prize winner Dr. Martin Karplus’ CHARMM group at the Université de Strasbourg in France and Harvard University.