Dr. Ryan Chard joined Argonne National Laboratory in 2016 where he was awarded a Maria Goeppert Mayer Fellowship. His research focuses on the development of cyberinfrastructure to enable scientific research. He is particularly interested in automation platforms and applying scientific applications at scale on the cloud. He has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand and a Masters of Science from the same university. His research interests include high performance computing, scientific computing, cloud computing, and cloud economics.