Dr. Luke Shulenburger is a staff scientist at Sandia National Laboratories. His research interests include electronic structure methodology, materials under extreme conditions and numerical methods for high performance computing. He is a co-author of QMCPACK. Prior to joining Sandia National Laboratories, he was a postdoctoral researcher at the Carnegie Institution for Science. He earned a PhD in Physics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2008.