Piotr Luszczek is a Research Assistant Professor at the Innovative Computing Laboratory in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's Tickle College of Engineering. Piotr earned his BS and MSc degrees in Computer Science from AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków, Poland, and his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Piotr's research interests include benchmarking, numerical linear algebra for high-performance computing, automatic performance tuning for modern hardware, and stochastic models for performance. Piotr has over a decade of experience developing HPC numerical software for large scale, distributed memory systems with multicore processors and hardware accelerators. Currently, Piotr serves a co-PI for the ECP xSDK project, the primary goal of which is to improve access to world-class software on exascale machines. In the course of his career, Piotr has achieved a Google Scholar h-index of 33 and an i10-index of 91.