Dr. Mallikarjun Shankar is the Group Leader for the Advanced Data and Workflows Group in the National Center for Computational Science at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He also is the director of the Compute and Data Environment for Science (CADES) at ORNL. Dr. Shankar received his B.Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Illinois, Urbana.