Pavel is a Principal Research Engineer at ARM. His work is focused on co-design software and hardware building blocks for high-performance interconnect technologies, development communication middleware, and novel programming models. Prior to joining ARM, he spent five years at Oak Ridge National Laboratory as a research scientist at Computer Science and Math Division (CSMD). In this role, Pavel was responsible for research and development multiple projects in high-performance communication domain including Collective Communication Offload (CORE-Direct & Cheetah), OpenSHMEM, and OpenUCX. Before joining ORNL, Pavel spent ten years at Mellanox Technologies, where he led Mellanox HPC team and was responsible for development HPC software stack, including OFA, OpenMPI, MVAPICH, OpenSHMEM, and other. Pavel is a recipient of prestigious R&D100 award for his contribution to the development of the CORE-Direct collective-offload technology and he has contributed to multiple open specifications (OpenSHMEM, MPI, OpenUCX) and numerous open source projects (MVAPICH, OpenMPI, OpenSHMEM-UH, etc).