Dr. Dingwen (Devin) Tao is a tenure-track assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at The University of Alabama. He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from University of California, Riverside in 2018 advised by Dr. Zizhong (Jeffrey) Chen and Dr. Franck Cappello (Argonne National Laboratory) focusing on High-Performance Computing. He obtained his B.S. degree in 2013 from College of Mathematics, University of Science and Technology of China, majoring in Information and Computing Science. Prior to joining UA, he worked as a R&D intern in the Computational Science Initiative Division at Brookhaven National Laboratory, Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne National Laboratory, and High-Performance Computing Group at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Dr. Dingwen Tao's current research interests include High-Performance Computing (HPC), Parallel and Distributed Computing, Big Data Analytics, Scientific Data Analysis and Reduction, Extreme-Scale Fault Tolerance and Resilience, and Large-scale Machine Learning. He has published in the major HPC and Big Data related conferences and journals, including IEEE BigData/CLUSTER/IPDPS, ACM HPDC/PPoPP, ACM/IEEE SC, IEEE TPDS, IJHPCA, etc. His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), Department of Energy (DOE), Argonne National Laboratory, Brookhaven National Laboratory.