Michela Taufer (Senior Member, IEEE and Distinguished Scientist, ACM) is an ACM Distinguished Scientist and holds the Jack Dongarra professorship in high performance computing with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Tennessee Knoxville. Her research interests include high-performance computing, volunteer computing, scientific applications, scheduling and reproducibility challenges, and in situ data analytics. Dr. Taufer received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in 2002.