Ahmed Attia received his B.S. degree in Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science in 2004, and his M.S degree in Statistics and Computer Science in 2008, from Mansoura University, Egypt. In 2016, he obtained his Ph.D. degree, in Computer Science and Applications from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), USA. He worked as an intern, in 2014 and in 2015, at Argonne National Laboratory in the Mathematics and Computer Science department. In 2016, he worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at SAMSI, the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Science Institute (RTP, NC), and he was also affiliated with the Mathematics department at North Carolina State University. In 2017, he joined Argonne National Laboratory (Lemont, IL) as a postdoctoral researcher in the Mathematics and Computer Science department and is currently an Assistant Computer Scientist. Ahmed’s research interests are in the area of computational science and engineering.