Dr. Yonghong Yan is an assistant professor from University of South Carolina, a member of OpenMP Architectural Review Board and OpenMP Language committee. Dr. Yan is an expert in parallel computing, compiler technology and high performance computer architecture and systems. He has been working extensively on multiple compiler projects, including OpenMP and OpenACC compilers based on Open64, and the Habanero-C (X10-dialect) compiler and PACE compiler based on ROSE/LLVM. Dr. Yan received 2017 NSF CAREER award to address the programming challenges of emerging memory systems. Dr. Yan received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Houston.